Historical archive

Historical archive

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

In the historical archive, you can find information from previous governments. Among the documents found here are press releases, news articles and speeches from earlier government periods. The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.

Documents which are moved to the archive are not updated, so the information in the archive is mostly of historical value.

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  • Statement on the attack on Aden airport

    31/12/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I strongly condemn the attack on Aden airport upon arrival of the new Yemeni government. My sincere condolences to the families of victims. We urge all actors to focus on the UN-led political process', said Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine

  • New quarantine rules will contribute to more travellers being tested

    29/12/2020 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The Norwegian Government is introducing new quarantine rules to contribute to more people being tested and to improve compliance with the quarantine rules. Travellers arriving in Norway from abroad may, at the earliest, end quarantine on day seven

  • ‘The Brexit agreement is good news for the UK, the EU and Norway’

    24/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I would like to congratulate the UK and the EU on reaching an agreement on their future relationship. This is good news for the UK, the EU and Norway. An agreement will provide greater predictability for everyone, including Norway,’ said Prime

  • Norway grants debt service relief to Pakistan

    23/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘Granting debt service relief to Pakistan will make it easier for Pakistan to deal with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuild in a sustainable way,’ said Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein.

  • Norway increases support for pandemic response

    23/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Norwegian Government is increasing its support to the global pandemic response by NOK 2 billion. This brings Norway’s total contribution to the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, to NOK 4.5 billion.

  • Ruling in the appeal lawsuit concerning Section 112 of the Constitution

    22/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    This is an important and thorough ruling, and we are very satisfied that the State's view has prevailed, says Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru. Today, the Supreme Court rendered its ruling in the case where the State, represented by the

  • Norway supports International Finance Corporation’s efforts to stimulate local production and job creation during pandemic

    22/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway is entering into an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private sector arm, on the provision of NOK 72 million in support to the IFC’s new Global Health Platform.

  • Norwegian diplomat appointed UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process

    21/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I am pleased that the UN Secretary-General has given one of our most experienced diplomats, Tor Wennesland, the task of leading and coordinating UN efforts relating to the peace process between the Israelis and the Palestinians,’ said Minister of

  • Government introduced registration requirement for all people entering Norway

    21/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Today the Norwegian Government approved an amendment to the COVID-19 regulations that requires all people entering into Norway to register themselves as a step in improving infection control. The amendment enters into force at 12 noon today, Monday

  • Agreement reached on EEA and Norway Grants for Hungary

    21/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has signed new MoUs on the EEA and Norway Grants, in which EUR 214.6 million in funding has been allocated to Hungary. The MoUs ensure that independent funding is made available to civil society organisations, and that support for climate

  • Norway to ban direct flights from the United Kingdom

    21/12/2020 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    Norway is banning all direct flights from the United Kingdom with immediate effect. This measure will initially apply for a period of 48 hours, but it may be extended. Additionally, a series of restrictions applicable to travellers arriving from the

  • Changes in the travel advice for certain areas in the Nordic region

    18/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now advising against non-essential travel to the Vaasa Hospital District in Finland, Åland and the Faroe Islands.

  • Government proposes new sanctions act

    18/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The Government’s proposal for a new sanctions act will ensure that we can quickly and effectively implement, under Norwegian law, the EU restrictive measures that Norway has aligned itself with. This will apply to the EU’s Global Human Rights

  • Norway to align itself with the new EU sanctions regime against serious human rights violations

    18/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The new EU sanctions regime will be an important tool for targeting individuals responsible for or involved in serious human rights violations all over the world,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • New ambassadors from Tunisia and Japan

    18/12/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Two new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 17 December 2020.

  • ESA publishes a Decision on Norway's revised forest reference level for 2021-2025

    17/12/2020 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Land use, land use change and forestry is one of the three pillars of the agreement between EU, Norway and Iceland on joint fulfilment of our 2030 emission targets. ESA has published Norway and Iceland's revised National Forestry Accounting Plans,

  • Retaining our national measures

    17/12/2020 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    Message from the Minister of Health and Care Services,

  • Countercyclical buffer unchanged

    17/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Today, the Ministry of Finance has decided to follow Norges Bank’s advice not to change the countercyclical capital buffer requirement of 1 percent for banks.

  • Norway allocates NOK 94 million to efforts to promote freedom of expression and culture

    16/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Freedom of expression, cultural rights and cultural and natural heritage are under pressure in many parts of the world. In response, Norway will provide NOK 94 million to support Unesco’s efforts under a new two-year cooperation agreement.

  • Norway grants debt relief to Somalia

    16/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘By waiving Somalia’s debt to Norway, we are promoting sustainable development, stability and poverty reduction in one of the world’s most vulnerable countries,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.