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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Closer UK-Norwegian Collaboration on the F-35

    06/09/2013 News story Ministry of Defence

    The first UK F-35B test aircraft was handed over in July 2013. Norway and the UK will now look for opportunities for collaboration on operating the future F-35 fleet in Europe. (Photo: Lockheed Martin) Norway and the UK will

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    06/09/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Line Gaare Paulsen as acting state secretary to Minister of the Environment during Mr. Ketil Raknes’ leave of absence.

  • Protection of the Internet votes

    06/09/2013 Article Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

    The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development has informed the national Internet election committee that there has been an error in the encryption of the Internet votes cast in the advance voting period.

  • Seminar on Internet voting

    05/09/2013 Sound and image Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

  • Information session on the Norwegian Electoral system

    05/09/2013 Sound and image Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

  • Nordic-Baltic statement on chemical weapons in Syria

    03/09/2013 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    On Norway’s initiative, the eight foreign ministers of the Nordic and Baltic states agreed at a meeting in Gotland today on a joint statement calling on the UN Security Council to respond to reports of the use of chemical weapons in Syria by

  • Webcast: CLIMATE AND CLEAN AIR COALITION - Press Conference

    03/09/2013 Sound and image Ministry of the Environment

  • New Norwegian funding to secure tax revenues in developing countries

    31/08/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Norway will support African countries in the negotiation of fair agreements with international companies that are exploiting their natural resouces,” said Minister of International Development Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås. Mr Holmås met the President of

  • Norway intensifies efforts for textile workers’ rights

    30/08/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “We must do whatever we can to ensure that the textile industry has safe workplaces with decent pay and good working conditions - for both men and women,” says Minister of International Development Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås. Increased trade is crucial

  • Conferences on responsible investment practice in the Government Pension Fund Global

    30/08/2013 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has asked the Strategy Council for the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) to write a report on the strategy for responsible investment. The report will be presented autumn 2013. The Strategy Council has recently organised

  • Invitation for nominations for the 23rd licencing round

    29/08/2013 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe invited oil companies to nominate blocks they want to have included in the 23rd licencing round on the Norwegian continental shelf Wednesday. The numbered licencing rounds cover frontier areas on

  • Norway condemns attack on weapons inspectors in Syria

    26/08/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    UN weapons inspectors were today shot at while attempting to verify the claims that chemical weapons have been used on the outskirts of Damascus.

  • Norway condemns terrorist attacks in Lebanon

    23/08/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The terrorist attacks in Tripoli this week and in Beirut last week have killed dozens of people and wounded several hundred more. "Norway condemns the terrorist attacks that have taken place in Lebanon over the past weeks. Our thoughts go to those

  • Additional NOK 350 million to be allocated to humanitarian crises

    23/08/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Government intends to increase the humanitarian budget by NOK 350 million. The funds will primarily be channelled to Syria, but the crisis in South Sudan and the area around the Great Lakes in Africa will also receive Norwegian support.

  • Travel Industry

    23/08/2013 Article Ministry of Trade and Industry

    The promotion of Norway at home and abroad, innovation and the establishment of new enterprises, cooperation, quality control and an increase in the level of knowledge are all central elements for the travel and tourism industry.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    23/08/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Kathrine Raadim, political adviser, Oslo, as acting state secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide during Ms. Gry Larsen’s leave of absence 7 September 2013-9 May 2014.

  • Norway condemns attacks on religious institutions in Egypt

    21/08/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am shocked by the widespread burning of churches that has taken place in Egypt over the past week. Norway condemns these acts of violence. All political groups in Egypt must now distance themselves clearly and unequivocally from the burning of

  • Repeal of exclusions from the Government Pension Fund Global

    21/08/2013 News story Ministry of Finance

    At the recommendation of the Council on Ethics, the Ministry of Finance has decided to revoke the exclusions of the companies Africa Israel Investments Ltd. and Danya Cebus Ltd. The reason for the decision is that the companies are no longer

  • Weapons producers remain excluded from the Government

    21/08/2013 News story Ministry of Finance

    The American company Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) and the American company Lockheed Martin Corporation (Lockheed Martin) were excluded from the Fund in 2005 due to their production of cluster munitions. In recommendations to the Ministry of

  • Making Sense of Science

    20/08/2013 Speech/statement Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen's Opening Presentation at the Innovation Norway Seminar.

    By Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Lisbeth Berg-Hansen