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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Export Finansing

    21/12/2011 News story Ministry of Trade and Industry

    In order to ensure that competitive export financing for Norwegian exporters will be continued, the Government is proposing in this draft resolution to establish a governmental state-funded credit financing scheme for Norwegian exporters.

  • Norway contributes to safeguarding European economy

    21/12/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    “Norway has today offered up to 6 billion SDR (equivalent to 7 billion euros) to the International Monetary Fund, as a bilateral loan to contribute to stabilising the European and international economy, and thus also to safeguard the Norwegian

  • Norway offers a bilateral loan to the IMF

    21/12/2011 News story Ministry of Finance

    Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen today sent a letter to the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), offering to extend a bilateral loan of up to 6 billion SDR. The offer is conditional on parliamentary consent. With today’s

  • Keynote Adress: Norway’s experience from the terrorist attack 22nd of July, and how to promote openness and a culture of dialogue in preventing violent extremism

    19/12/2011 Speech/statement Ministry of Justice and the Police

  • Historic UN report on sexual minorities

    16/12/2011 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has published a report documenting discrimination of sexual minorities and proposing measures to combat violence and discrimination against this group. Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre

  • Prolongation for political adviser in Ministry of Justice

    16/12/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has today prolonged Ms. Astrid Bergmål’s period as acting political adviser to Minister of Justice Grete Faremo until 19 April 2012.

  • New state secretary in Ministry of Justice

    16/12/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed Mr. Eirik Øwre Thorshaug, acting state secretary, Oslo, as state secretary to Minister of Justice Grete Faremo.

  • Norway's Statement at WTO Ministerial Conference

    15/12/2011 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    - The multilateral trading system has served Norway well as a bulwark against protectionism and as a basis for growth and welfare. We are fortunate to have this architecture firmly in place as the global economy is thrown into disarray, sa

    By Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre

  • Agreement reached in WTO on government procurement

    15/12/2011 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Today, Norway and 40 other countries concluded negotiations on the revision of the WTO agreement on government procurement. Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre commented, “The result is a user-friendly, flexible agreement both for Norwegian

  • Norway’s PM Stoltenberg honours Amundsen

    14/12/2011 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Today one hundred years have passed since Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his expedition became the first to reach the South Pole. In a speech at the South Pole Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today honoured Amundsen and his men. He

  • Norway’s Stoltenberg honours Amundsen

    14/12/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Today one hundred years have passed since Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his expedition became the first to reach the South Pole. In a speech at the South Pole Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today honoured Amundsen and his men. He

  • Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg: Speech at the centenary of the arrival of the Amundsen Expedition to the South Pole

    14/12/2011 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    South Pole, December 14 2011.

    By Former Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

  • Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe received CO2 storage atlas

    13/12/2011 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe received a CO2 storage atlas for the North Sea today. The atlas provides a thorough overview of geological formations expected to be well-suited for CO2 storage. This work took place under the

  • Norway’s Prime Minister in Antarctica

    13/12/2011 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg arrived at the South Pole on 12 December. During his visit until 15 December he will underline the importance of the Antarctic continent to better understand the serious climate changes. The Prime Minister

  • Research day at South Pole

    13/12/2011 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    “Scientific research going on at the South Pole is impressive. It produces knowledge and data that may be used by scientists all over the world, to take natural sciences further”, says Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg. He is visiting the

  • WTO: Doha at an impasse, Russia to join WTO

    13/12/2011 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    WTO’s 8th Ministerial Conference takes place in Geneva 15 to 17 December 2011. The Ministerial Conference is the WTO’s top level decision-making body and it meets at least once every two years.

  • The EEA and Norway Grants: Strengthening contact between the north and south of Cyprus

    12/12/2011 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Norway is helping to facilitate dialogue between the two communities on the divided island of Cyprus. A large proportion of the funds provided in the period up to 2014 are earmarked for civil society support. The

  • To the Editor: Norway’s Prime Minister in Antarctica

    12/12/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    From 12 to 15 December Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is visiting the South Pole to mark the centenary of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team reaching the Pole in 1911, and to underline the importance of the Antarctic continent in

  • Stoltenberg holds political talks with Australia's Prime Minister

    11/12/2011 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg met with Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard on 10 December. They had political talks in Canberra during Mr Stoltenberg's official visit to the country.

  • Stoltenberg congratulates Nobel Laureates

    10/12/2011 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    “I am delighted over this year’s Nobel Peace Prize award, taking place in Oslo today. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman are all important and worthy Peace Prize Laureates. They have fought for peace and democracy, and are