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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Government to step up global health efforts

    2013-10-14 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The GAVI Alliance (the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will together receive an additional NOK 330 million in the national budget for 2014. The Government wishes to intensify

  • Decisions about active ownership and divestment

    2013-10-14 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has concluded its deliberation of eight recommendations from the Council on Ethics about observation and exclusion of companies from the Government Pension Fund Global's (GPFG) investment universe. In five of the cases the

  • Expert group to analyse active management in GPFG

    2013-10-14 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry announced, in Report No. 10 (2009-2010) to the Storting on the Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2009, its intention to conduct broad and regular reviews of active management of the GPFG at the beginning of each term of the

  • Risk weights under the IRB approach

    2013-10-13 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has amended a rule regarding the calculation of risk-weighted assets under the IRB approach. In order to strengthen the banks internal models to promote financial stability, the minimum requirement for banks' estimates of the

  • Norway has ratified the Nagoya Protocol

    2013-10-11 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has ratified the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing to genetic resources. Norway deposited the instrument of ratification at the UN Treaty Event. Norway is the first developed country to ratify the Protocol.

  • Norway freezes all budget support to Malawi

    2013-10-11 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    There are clear signs that substantial funds have been embezzled from the Malawian Ministry of Finance. The President has asked the World Bank and the UK for assistance in investigating what seems to be a serious case of corruption. The Norwegian

  • Norway has ratified the Nagoya Protocol

    2013-10-11 News story Ministry of the Environment

    Norway has ratified the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing to genetic resources. Norway deposited the instrument of ratification at the UN Treaty Event. The event coincided with the opening of the General Assembly on 24 September - 2

  • Prime Minister to inform the Storting on Monday

    2013-10-11 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    On Monday 14 October at approximately 10.40, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will ask for the floor in the Storting after the presentation of the budget proposal, to inform the Storting that his government will tender its resignation. This will take

  • Norwegian Prime Minister congratulates the OPCW on the Nobel Peace Prize

    2013-10-11 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    “I congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). The OPCW has achieved almost universal adherence to the ban on these weapons, which cause terrible human suffering,” said Prime

  • Norway concerned about developments in Libya

    2013-10-10 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The abduction of Libya’s Prime Minister Ali Zeidan gives further cause for concern about the political and security situation in Libya,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

  • Small communities

    2013-10-10 Article Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

    The government aims to target vulnerable municipalities and local communities in particular and has laid down a strategy from 2006-2009 for the development of small communities.

  • Technical documents and reports about the e-vote solution

    2013-10-10 Article Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

    Technical documents about the e-vote solution

  • National commemoration 22. July

    2013-10-10 Article Ministry of Culture

    One year after the attacks on Utøya and the Government Quarter, The Government will arrange national commemorations during 22. July.

  • Exports of defence-related products from Norway in 2012

    2013-10-04 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Government is today presenting the annual white paper to the Storting on Norwegian exports of defence-related products, export control and international non-proliferation efforts.

  • Norway to cut funding to Afghanistan

    2013-10-04 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Norwegian Government is proposing cuts in its civilian assistance to Afghanistan from NOK 750 to 700 million in 2014.

  • High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development

    2013-10-03 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    "In order for migration to be a positive component in our international development efforts, we will seek and strengthen our work to include migrant groups and make better use of their contextual knowledge and skills. We believe that this approach

    By Former Minister of International Development Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås

  • NEFCO to purchase carbon credits for Norway

    2013-10-03 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has signed an agreement with the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation, NEFCO, to purchase carbon credits in the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol (2013-2020). Through this agreement Norway will purchase up to

  • Norway welcomes UN statement on the humanitarian crisis in Syria

    2013-10-02 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Norway is pleased that the UN Security Council has finally reached agreement on a strong statement that condemns the serious violations of international humanitarian law and human rights in Syria, and calls for unhindered humanitarian access,” said

  • Companies need to listen to the groups they affect

    2013-10-02 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Companies should engage with and take into account the groups affected by their activities. Stakeholder engagement was the topic of two meetings arranged in 2013 by KOMpakt - the Government’s consultative body on matters relating to corporate social

  • Norway concerned about developments in Egypt

    2013-10-01 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “The situation in Egypt is unstable. The decision by an Egyptian court to ban the Muslim Brotherhood’s activities gives cause for concern. In order to ensure that democracy continues to develop in Egypt - which the Egyptian transitional government