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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Norway strengthens efforts to prevent torture

    28/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has ratified the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture. “Torture is unacceptable and nothing can justify its use. It is therefore vital that we support efforts to strengthen international rules relating to the prevention of

  • Recommend demolition of the damaged buildings

    27/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs

    Today, Minister of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs Rigmor Aasrud received the report ”Choice of concept study for the future Government Quarter” from an independent consulting group consisting of Metier, Opak and LPO architects.

  • Strengthening Resource Management – New Gas Tariffs

    27/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has today set new lower tariffs for future agreements on treatment and transport of gas for most of the Gassled transport system. The objective is to facilitate sound resource management on the Norwegian

  • Strengthening the European Court of Human Rights

    25/06/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Yesterday, Norway was one of the first countries to sign Protocol No. 15 amending the European Convention on Human Rights. “The Protocol may lead to faster processing of important human rights cases in Strasbourg,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs

  • The State of Norway has concluded acquisition of shares in Cermaq ASA on the Oslo Stock Exchange

    25/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Trade and Industry

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry announced on the morning of 25 June that the State of Norway intended to acquire up to 5 million shares in Cermaq ASA on the same day on the stock exchange at the same share price as cleared in the reverse Dutch

  • The State of Norway acquires shares in Cermaq ASA at NOK 108.00

    25/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Trade and Industry

    On Monday 24 June, the State of Norway (the State) purchased 9,46 million shares in Cermaq ASA at NOK 108.00 per share. In addition, the State will on Tuesday 25 June purchase up to 5 million Cermaq shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at the same

  • The State of Norway acquires shares in Cermaq ASA at NOK 108.00

    25/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Trade and Industry

    On Monday 24 June, the State of Norway (the State) purchased 9,46 million shares in Cermaq ASA at NOK 108.00 per share. In addition, the State will on Tuesday 25 June purchase up to 5 million Cermaq shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at the same

  • VAT representatives - legislative amendments from 1. July 2013

    24/06/2013 News story Ministry of Finance

    1th of July 2013 amendments are made in the legislation concerning VAT representatives. Firstly, representatives are no longer responsible for the payment of VAT. Secondly, the requirement to send invoices through the representative is abolished.

  • Signed its first F-35 contract

    24/06/2013 News story Ministry of Defence

    The Norwegian company AIM Norway on Wednesday 19 June signed its first contract with Lockheed Martin for work on the F-35 Lightning II. This means that yet another Norwegian company has become part of the industrial collaboration surrounding on F-35

  • Norwegian Health authorities does not warn against eating farmed salmon

    21/06/2013 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The seafood consumption in Norway is high compared to most countries. Even so, one of the biggest challenges in the Norwegian diet is that we eat to little seafood - including fatty fish like salmon - not the other way around.

  • Scientific research on whales

    21/06/2013 News story Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    Written question from Terje Aasland (A) to the Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs.

  • The bill regarding Cermaq is approved

    21/06/2013 News story Ministry of Trade and Industry

    The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry is authorized to purchase Cermaq shares up to a total holding of 65 percent.

  • Norway has appointed a new Chief of Defence

    21/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Defence

    Vice-Admiral Haakon Stephen Bruun-Hanssen has been appointed admiral of the Royal Norwegian Navy and will take up the position as Chief of Defence when General Harald Sunde retires later this year.

  • 22nd licensing round – awards of production lisenses

    21/06/2013 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Today the King in Council has awarded 24 new production licenses in the 22nd licensing round. All companies who recived offers for new production licenses have accepted the offer. Today’s awards are therefore in accordance with the offers for

  • Change among the political advisers

    21/06/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has from 21 June 2013 appointed Ms. Julie Lødrup (29), union secretary, as political adviser to Minister of Culture Hadia Tajik. Lødrup succeeds Mr. Håvard Fossbakken.

  • Norway welcomes President Obama’s new nuclear disarmament initiative

    20/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am pleased that the US is now seeking further cuts in deployed strategic nuclear weapons,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Huge need for aid to Syrian refugees

    20/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The situation in Syria and its neighbouring countries is more acute than the worst forecasts predicted at the turn of the year. We are facing the most serious refugee crisis since the Second World War,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth

  • Potential purchase of shares in Cermaq ASA

    20/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Trade and Industry

    The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry has initiated a process for a potential purchase of shares in Cermaq ASA. All shareholders in Cermaq ASA are hereby invited to notify Handelsbaken Capital Markets, acting as agent for the Ministry, of any

  • Norway strongly condemns attack on UN in Somalia

    19/06/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway strongly condemns the attack on the UN compound in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. “This was a cowardly attack against UN organisations that are providing support and assistance to a very hard-hit population,” said Minister of International

  • Holmås encourages Holy See to strengthen women’s rights

    19/06/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    For the first time, a Norwegian Minister of International Development has initiated a meeting in the Vatican to discuss development issues, with emphasis on women’s rights and discrimination of minorities.