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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Football tragedy in Egypt

    02/02/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I would like to express my deepest condolences to the Egyptian authorities and the people of Egypt for the tragic incident at the football stadium in Port Said yesterday evening,” said Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.

  • Nato-allies satisfied with Norway

    02/02/2012 News story Ministry of Defence

    The declassified summary of the latest evaluation of Norway shows that our restructuring is going in the right direction and that we offer valuable contributions to the Alliance.

  • Norway condemns violence in Syria

    31/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre commented, “Norway strongly condemns the increasing use of violence in Syria, where thousands have been killed. We deeply deplore the Syrian authorities’ gross human rights violations against the country’

  • US government removes penalty tariffs on Norwegian salmon

    31/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    - This is primarily an important issue of principle for Norwegian export interests in a long-term perspective, states the Norwegian minister for fisheries and coastal affairs, Lisbeth Berg-Hansen.

  • KS1-report on handling of U-864 has been submitted

    30/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    Metier AS and Møreforsking Molde AS have on assignment from the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs and the Ministry of Finance carried out an external quality assurance (KS1) of the Norwegian Coastal Administration’s study of the different

  • The Prime Minister's speech on International Holocaust Rememberance Day

    27/01/2012 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today held the main speech at the International Holocaust Rememberance Day in Oslo.

  • Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg: Speech on the International Holocaust Rememberance Day

    27/01/2012 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    Dear friends, This year it is 70 years since the German cargo ship SS Donau set sail from this dock on its shameful mission. Five hundred and thirty-two Jews had been brutally rounded up and stowed on board. Only nine of them were to return. The

    By Former Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

  • Further easing of restrictions on trade with Myanmar

    27/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Government decided Friday that Myanmar should no longer be excluded from the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP). “This is a signal that Norway recognises the political reforms in Myanmar and hopes to see further democratic developments,”

  • Proposes to repeal restrictions for Bulgaria and Romania

    27/01/2012 News story Ministry of Labour

    The Norwegian Government has proposed a bill to repeal restrictions for workers from Bulgaria and Romania. Workers from the two countries will have the same access to the Norwegian labour market as workers from other EEA countries already have.

  • Berg-Hansen discusses discard of fish with her Danish colleague

    27/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    The Norwegian minister for fisheries and coastal affairs, Lisbeth Berg-Hansen, is meeting her Danish colleague, the Danish minister for food, Mette Gjerskov, in Copenhagen on January 26. Issues to be discussed at the meeting include the work on

  • Norway condemns killing of head of the Red Crescent in Syria

    27/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I condemn the killing of the Secretary-General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Dr Abd-al-Razzaq Jbeiro, in the strongest possible terms. Volunteers from the Syrian Red Crescent give life-saving first aid to the wounded and injured in an impartial

  • Norwegian kidnapped in Yemen now released

    27/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am very pleased and relieved that the Norwegian who was kidnapped in Yemen has been released and that he is unharmed,” said Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.

  • The future of the Norwegian Government Quarter after the terrorist attack

    26/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs

    The Government has decided that the Norwegian ministries are to be situated together in and around the present government quarter. The further process will be decided after the government has carried out a broad, open process in which different

  • Remarks at Roundtable on Economic Reform and Responsible Investments

    26/01/2012 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Myanmar should decide its own pace of development and define its own economic agenda. Investors and economic partners will then have to comply with policies based on Myanmar’s own interests and needs. Myanmar has the advantage of having vast natural

    By Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre

  • NOK 6 million to petroleum technology assessment project for the Arctic

    26/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “If we are to be able to develop the Barents Sea as a new energy province, we must have the necessary technology to operate in vulnerable Arctic areas. Cooperation between public and private actors from Norway and Russia is essential if we are to

  • Norwegian policy and capabilities for oil and gas activities in the High North

    25/01/2012 Speech/statement Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    By State Secretary Per Rune Henriksen

  • Changes among the political advisers

    25/01/2012 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Kjersti Stenseng and Ms. Katrine Gramnæs as politcial advisers in the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Education.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    25/01/2012 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Kristin Bergersen and Mr. Steinulf Tungesvik as acting state secretaries in the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

  • Competitiveness and cooperation in the Nordic Seafood sector

    25/01/2012 Speech/statement Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    State Secretary Kristine Gramstads speach - Opening of the Norwegian Chairmanship - Fisheries cooperation under the Nordic Council of Ministers 2012

    By Former State Secretary Kristine Gramstad

  • Minister visits India and Singapore

    24/01/2012 Press release Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs

    The Minister of government administration, reform and church affairs, Ms Rigmor Aasrud, will be visiting India and Singapore from Sunday 5 February till Saturday, 11 February 2012. The purpose of the journey is to establish closer ties between