Historical archive

Historical archive

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

In the Historical archive you will find information from previous governments such as press releases, news and speeches from previous government periods. You will also find outdated current affairs from the sitting government. In addition the archive contains documents where the content is no longer valid, such as expired circulars.

Content that has been moved to the archive will not be updated and the information is therefore exclusively of an historical nature.

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  • Minister of Foreign Affairs congratulates new leaders in OSCE

    04/12/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I would like to congratulate Helga Schmid on her appointment as Secretary General of the OSCE. I would also like to congratulate the newly appointed leaders of the OSCE’s three institutions, which are the organisation’s most important instruments

  • The Foreign Minister welcomes agreement in Tigray, Ethiopia

    03/12/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I welcome agreement on unimpeded, sustained and secure access for humanitarian aid in Tigray, Ethiopia', said Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Changes in the travel advice for certain hospital districts in Finland

    03/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now advising against non-essential travel to seven additional hospital districts in Finland.

  • What Norway intends to do for the world’s oceans

    03/12/2020 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    ‘Norway is a maritime nation and we have world-leading research, business and ocean management communities. Norway will continue to play a leading role as we now follow the call to take a ‘100 % approach’ to implement the Ocean Panel’s ocean action

  • Afghanistan: Statement by the Foreign Ministers of Germany, Indonesia, Norway, Uzbekistan, and Qatar

    03/12/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Qatar together with Germany, Indonesia, Norway and Uzbekistan welcome the announcements by the two Afghan negotiating sides that they have adopted the rules of procedures and moved to discuss the draft agenda. This represents an important step in a

  • Together for inclusion

    03/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Only through the inclusion of persons with disabilities can the world realise the Sustainable Development Goals. The Government of Norway and the International Disability Alliance (IDA) are pleased to announce that we will be jointly co-hosting the

  • Infection prevention measures necessary during Christmas holidays

    02/12/2020 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    Infection prevention measures will remain necessary during the Christmas holidays, but the government is introducing a number measures to allow people to celebrate Christmas and New Year in a way that is more similar to what they are used to.

  • Ocean panel sets out new course for the world’s oceans

    02/12/2020 Press release The Office of the Prime Minister

    ‘The Earth is first and foremost an ocean planet, and ocean resources are both overexploited and undervalued. This situation is not sustainable, and it is vital that the world’s nations cooperate more closely to promote clean and productive oceans,’

  • Norway increases support for education

    01/12/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a crisis in global education, with serious ramifications for schooling for children and young people. The impact on children in poorer countries has been particularly severe. Norway is increasing its support for

  • The Foreign Minister on terror in Borno, Nigeria

    29/11/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I am appalled and deeply concerned about news from Borno, Nigeria. Death toll continues to rise after the horrific massacre on Saturday. Norway strongly condemns terrorism and attacks on civilians', said the Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • The Foreign Minister on the situation in Tigray, Ethiopia

    29/11/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'It is urgent to open transport and communication lines to Tigray, Ethiopia. The UN and humanitarian actors must have safe and unhindered access to the civilian population. Embassies need access to provide consular services to their citizens'. said

  • Statement by Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide on the situation in Tigray

    28/11/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'Reports on fighting in Mekelle are of grave concern. Together with the international community, not least the African Union, we urge the parties to show restraint and protect civilians', says Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide.

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    A policy for growth and stability – for the people in the north and for the whole country

    27/11/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Ensuring that North Norway is a strong, vibrant region is important not only for the north, but also for the country as a whole. This is the message of the eight Government ministers who presented the new white paper on Norway’s Arctic policy today.

  • Changes in the travel advice for certain hospital districts in Finland

    26/11/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now advising against non-essential travel to the following hospital districts in Finland: the Central Finland Hospital District, North Karelia Hospital District, Pirkanmaa Hospital District and Päijät-Häme Hospital

  • Support for peace, stabilisation and development efforts in Afghanistan

    25/11/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘As one the world’s poorest countries, Afghanistan will continue to be an important partner for Norwegian development assistance. Norway will maintain a high level of aid until the end of 2024, and has allocated approximately NOK 650 million to

  • Norway increases support for civilians fleeing from Tigray

    25/11/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I am very concerned about the grave humanitarian consequences of the conflict in the Tigray region in Ethiopia. The civilian population has been severely affected, and thousands of people are being forced to flee every day. Norway will provide

  • Norway deeply concerned about situation in Tigray, Ethiopia

    25/11/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'Norway is deeply concerned about the deteriorating situation in Tigray, Ethiopia and the regional impact. We call the parties to immediately put down weapons and resort to dialogue', said Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Norway implements the 2019 "Basel amendments" on plastic waste

    24/11/2020 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    The 2019 amendments of the Basel Convention, introducing new and stronger, legally binding international control on the transboundary movements of certain types of plastic wastes, are translated into Norwegian law, just in time for the 1.1.2021

  • Calls for countries to consider a global agreement to prevent plastic pollution

    24/11/2020 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Plastic pollution is not being effectively addressed by the current international legal and policy framework. Expert Group request UN to consider new global agreement.

  • Agreement on trade in goods reached with the UK

    22/11/2020 Press release Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Norway, Iceland and the UK have concluded an Agreement on trade in goods that will come into effect on 1 January 2021 and remain in place until a free trade agreement enters into force.