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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Local Government Proposition 2014: Increase of more than NOK six billion for local governments in 2014

    30/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

    The Government proposes to allocate between NOK 6 and 6.5 billion in real income growth over the next year. “Every krone will help provide better services for citizens,” says Minister of Local Government Liv Signe Navarsete.

  • New MoU between the Netherlands and Norway

    30/05/2013 News story Ministry of Defence

    The Netherlands and Norway signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in The Hague on Wednesday 24 April 2013. It was signed by Director of the Defence Materiel Organization, Lex Hendrichs (the Netherlands) and National Armaments Director Morten

  • New research centre for petroleum activities in the Arctic to be established in Tromsø

    29/05/2013 Press release

    The Research Council of Norway has decided to establish the new research and knowledge centre for petroleum activities in the northern areas and the Arctic in Tromsø.

  • Call for international cooperation to plug tax holes

    29/05/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg challenges the OECD countries to step up international cooperation to plug tax holes. “To ensure the financing of the welfare society and to uphold the confidence in our tax systems, we should see to it that

  • Breakthrough in Colombian peace negotiations

    26/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    In Havana the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC-EP have announced the most important breakthrough in the peace negotiations since formal talks were launched in Oslo last year.

  • IMF presents views on the Norwegian economy

    24/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Today a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented its views on the Norwegian economy and Norwegian economic policy. The mission is in Oslo as part of the regular article IV-consultation with Norway.

  • Women’s’ Rights for Women in Muslim Societies

    23/05/2013 News story Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion

    The Norwegian Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Inga Marte Thorkildsen supports the meetings in Istanbul concerning The Global Initiative: Women Leaders for Women’s’ Rights for Women in Muslim Societies The global initiative was

  • The second NEFAB meeting held in Oslo

    23/05/2013 News story Ministry of Transport and Communications

    Following the inaugural meeting of the NEFAB Council on 6 February 2013, the second meeting of the NEFAB Council took place in Oslo on 21 May 2013. The council continued deliberations over its work plan for 2013 as well as the strategic plan for

  • Norway signs memorandum of understanding with Syrian opposition

    22/05/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Today Norway signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces on continued cooperation. “Having a strong and unified opposition is crucial if we are to find a political solution to the

  • Pierre Deligne receives the Abel Prize

    21/05/2013 News story Ministry of Education and Research

    The Abel Prize was awarded today at a formal ceremony at the University of Oslo. H.M. King Harald presented the prize to the Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne. Minister of Education and Research Kristin Halvorsen attended the ceremony.

  • Changes among the political advisers

    21/05/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has from 21 May 2013 appointed Ms. Tonje Brenna, political adviser at the Office of the Prime Minister, as political adviser to Minister Of Justice and Public Security Grete Faremo. Ms. Elisabeth Helmersen, political

  • Presenting the Norwegian petroleum model in Mexico

    21/05/2013 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe presented the Norwegian model for managing petroleum resources at a seminar in Mexico on May 8th.

  • Norway increases support for prevention of violence against women and children in Bolivia

    16/05/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “More than 70 % of women and children in Bolivia are victims of violence, most of them in their own homes. Norway is stepping up its efforts to respond to this extensive problem,” said State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arvinn Gadgil

  • Arctic Council welcomes new observers

    15/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am pleased that six new countries and the EU have been granted observer status in the Arctic Council. This confirms the Arctic Council’s key position as an international forum for discussing Arctic issues,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen

  • Norway resumes development assistance to Mali

    14/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Elections in Mali have been announced with a view to ending the political crisis that has beset the country since the military coup last year. Norway will provide NOK 40 million in funding to support the election process and the transition to

  • Time schedule for the 800/900/1800 MHz Auction

    14/05/2013 News story Ministry of Transport and Communications

    NPT has signed a contract with the UK based company DotEcon Ltd on consulting services for the award of frequencies in the 800, 900 and 1800 MHz bands. The start of the auction is planned for 2 December 2013.

  • Accreditation for the Barents Summit in Kirkenes 3–4 June 2013

    13/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The first 20 years of the Barents cooperation will be marked with a meeting of prime ministers in Kirkenes from 3 to 4 June. Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will host the meeting. The deadline for accreditation is 27 May.

  • Election in Pakistan

    13/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I would like to congratulate Pakistan on a historic election. For the first time in the country’s history, a democratically elected government will be replaced by another democratically elected government,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen

  • Proposal to allow up to 40 percent ownership control of salmon farming

    10/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    The Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs proposes to change the rules of ownership control of the aquaculture industry. It is proposed to allow companies to own up to 40 percent of production capacity in the salmon farming industry. At the same

  • More wealth creation desired from the aquaculture industry

    10/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    The Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs proposes to change the rules of ownership control of the aquaculture industry. There will be more distinct requirements to ensure that the largest companies continue to contribute to growth and activity

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