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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • Taking International Humanitarian Law Seriously

    16/11/2011 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    How may the commitment towards a total ban on cluster munitions be reconciled with allowing the continued use of these weapons? In our view, it can’t. It would be a serious step back for international humanitarian law, write Jonas Gahr Støre,

    By Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre

  • Further enhanced Nordic-Baltic Cooperation

    16/11/2011 News story Ministry of Defence

    - We all agree that our cooperation should be mutually rewarding with a focus on an improved operational out-put and cost-effectiveness.

  • The Nordic Defence Cooperation

    16/11/2011 News story Ministry of Defence

    The Nordic ministers met today on 15 November and have confirmed their commitment to the Nordic cooperation as a broad, flexible and effective cooperation.

  • Spain and Norway to cooperate on new environmental technology

    16/11/2011 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Spain and Norway are to cooperate on research and development in the field of renewable energy, through the EEA and Norway Grants, with a particular focus on hydropower, solar power, wind power and wave power.

  • Risk of corruption in Norway to be explored

    15/11/2011 Press release Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs

    Norwegian minister Rigmor Aasrud wants to get more knowledge about how the country’s public administration is handling the risk of corruption. The Ministry of government administration, reform and church affairs is appropriating means for an

  • Engaging the Private Sector

    15/11/2011 Speech/statement Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Key Note Speech by the Minister of Petroleum and Energy Mr. Ola Borten Moe at the Energy + seminar in Washington D.C. 8 November - Engaging the Private Sector.

    By Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mr Ola Borten Moe

  • New OECD National Contact Point In Business

    15/11/2011 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The new and independent Norwegian complaint mechanism for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) was established on March 1st, 2011.

  • Foreword to the report Armed Violence in Norway: Incidence and Responses

    15/11/2011 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    It is my hope that Norway’s first comprehensive national report on armed violence will be one of many national reports that can help us understand the issue better in order to reduce armed violence globally, writes Foreign Minister Støre in his

    By Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre

  • Norway condemns attacks on diplomatic missions in Syria

    14/11/2011 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway condemns the attacks on the diplomatic missions of France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey in Damascus and other Syrian cities last Saturday.

  • November 8, 2011: The Investment Strategy Summit 2011

    11/11/2011 News story Ministry of Finance

    "The intention was to initiate and encourage a public debate on issues related to the development of the investment strategy of the Fund over time. In that respect, we can clearly call this a success", said Mr. Pål Haugerud, Director General in the

  • New political adviser in FAD

    11/11/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed political adviser Øyvind Grøslie Wennesland (27), Oslo, as acting political adviser in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs for the period 11 November 2011-31 December

  • Stricter enforcement of public procurement

    11/11/2011 Press release Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs

    The Government today presented a proposal for stricter regulations for public procurement. It will now be easier for suppliers who have not succeeded in winning contracts to safeguard their rights.

  • Norwegian Energy Policy: Looking Northwards

    11/11/2011 Speech/statement Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

  • Norway concerned about the situation in Sudan

    11/11/2011 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway condemns the bombing of the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan by the Sudanese military, and urges the parties to come to the negotiating table to find a solution to the conflict in Southern Kordofan State and Blue Nile State.

  • Norway wants to learn from its experience in Sri Lanka

    11/11/2011 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “We want to learn from the experience we have gained from the peace process in Sri Lanka,” said Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim. He was at the launch of the first evaluation of Norway’s peace efforts.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    11/11/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Due to today’s changes in the Government, state secretaries Terje Moland Pedersen, Astri Aas-Hansen and Pål Lønseth in the Ministry of Justice and Roger Ingebrigtsen in the Ministry of Defence, have been reappointed as of today at 2.30 pm.

  • Changes in the Government

    11/11/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has honourably discharged Mr. Knut Storberget from the office as Minister of Justice as of today at 2.30 pm. Fra the same point of time Ms. Grete Faremo has been appointed Minister of Justice and

  • Changes among the political advisers

    11/11/2011 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Due to today’s changes in the Government, the Office of the Prime Minister has reappointed political advisers Astrid Bergmål in the Ministry of Justice and Kathrine Raadim in the Ministry of Defence.

  • Fisheries friendly protected areas in the Southern Ocean

    11/11/2011 News story Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    Under Norwegian chairmanship CCAMLR has agreed upon a framework for the establishment of marine protected areas in the Antarctic. The agreement also secures the interests of fisheries. Norway is a leading fisheries nation in the Antarctic.

  • Norway positive to Russian membership of WTO

    10/11/2011 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Russian membership of the WTO will be a historic step,” said Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.