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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Successful NATO visit to North Norway

    10/05/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Arctic was the focus of attention when NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and the North Atlantic Council visited North Norway on 6-7 May.

  • Change of political adviser in AD

    10/05/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Mr. André Nerheim (36), special adviser, Blaker, as political adviser to Minister of Labour Anniken Huitfeldt from 13 May 2013. He succeeds Mr. Martin Henriksen, who wil resign from the post on the same

  • Systemically important credit institutions and investment firms

    08/05/2013 News story Ministry of Finance

    On 22 March 2013, the Ministry of Finance put forward a legislative proposal on new capital requirements for credit institutions and investment firms to implement expected new EEA rules corresponding to the EU CRR/CRD IV framework. According to the

  • Tobacco producers excluded from the Government Pension Fund Global

    08/05/2013 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has excluded the American company Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc. and the Chinese company Huabao International Holdings Limited from the investment universe of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) on

  • Norway condemns attack on UN in Abyei

    07/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway condemns the attack on the UNISFA convoy in Abyei on 4 May in the strongest possible terms. Among the fatalities were an Ethiopian peacekeeper, the paramount chief of the Ngok Dinka tribe, Kuol Deng Majok, who was travelling in the convoy,

  • Norway increases its assistance to Somalia to NOK 500 million

    07/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Somalia is in a critical phase. Norway aims to support that the progress made so far is not reversed. That is why we are increasing our development assistance by NOK 150 million and strengthening our cooperation with the Government of Somalia,”

  • Measures against begging

    07/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Justice and the Police

    The Government proposes a comprehensive plan to limit begging.

  • New measures to combat terrorism and organized crime

    07/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Justice and the Police

    The Government proposes several amendments to protect society and strengthen the individual's safety. The aim is to criminalize preparation of terrorism, to receive terrorist training, and to participate in terrorist organizations.

  • Revised National Budget 2013

    07/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Driven by demand from domestic sectors, including the petroleum sector, growth in the Mainland Norway economy is strong, in line with the average for the past 40 years. Nearly 75,000 more people are employed now than at the peak before the financial

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    07/05/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, Mr. Per Rune Henriksen has been honourably discharged from his post as state secretary to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe. At the same time, Mr. Trygve Svensson (34), Ph.D. Fellow, Oslo,

  • International Conference on Right-wing Extremism and Hate Crime in Europe and Beyond

    07/05/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    On 14 May, international experts and stakeholders will gather in Oslo for a two-day conference on right-wing extremism and hate crime directed towards minorities in Europe and beyond.

  • Additional funding for the fight against international crime

    06/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Government is to provide NOK 26 million for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

  • A growth package for businesses

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

    The Norwegian Government today announces a growth package for mainland businesses. At the same time the Government will improve the petroleum tax system. The proposals aim to reduce the uneven development of different sectors of the Norwegian

  • The Norwegian Government announces measures to stimulate the mainland economy

    05/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Norwegian Government proposes tax changes from 2014 to strengthen competitiveness and profitability, and stimulate investments in the mainland economy. The corporate tax rate will be lowered, the tax credit scheme for R&D will be increased and a

  • Reduced uplift in the petroleum tax system

    05/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Today the Government proposes to reduce the uplift in the petroleum tax system from 7.5 per cent to 5.5 per cent. The overall uplift is thereby reduced from 30 per cent to 22 per cent. The proposal will lead to more efficient use of resources and

  • Norway to give additional NOK 100 million to help Syrian refugees

    04/05/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The refugee crisis in Syria is on its way to becoming the worst since the Second World War. The Government is therefore increasing Norway’s assistance by NOK 100 million,” announced Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Norway’s oil adventure continues in Northern Norway

    30/04/2013 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Statoil has today announced its development concept for oil from the Skrugard field in the Barents Sea. The concept involves constructing an onshore terminal at Veidnes outside Honningsvåg in Finnmark.

  • New blowout control technology in place in Norway

    30/04/2013 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Well capping equipment developed through the Subsea Well Response Project (SWRP) was unveiled in Stavanger today. The Norwegian base is the first of four bases to be opened internationally. The new well capping system will be operated by Oil Spill

  • Visit by NATO Secretary General and the North Atlantic Council to Norway, 6–8 May

    30/04/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and the North Atlantic Council are to visit Norway on 6-8 May. The North Atlantic Council will visit Bodø and Tromsø, while the NATO Secretary General will visit Bodø and Oslo. The programme in Oslo

  • Syria must grant the UN access to investigate claims of chemical weapons use

    28/04/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “New claims that chemical weapons may have been used in the civil war in Syria give grounds for deep concern. The use of chemical weapons is a breach of the fundamental norms of international humanitarian law, and it is something we condemn in the