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 The document archive also contains documents which are no longer valid, for instance replaced or expired documents.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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  • To the Editor: Prime Minister to inform the Storting on Monday

    11/10/2013 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

    11/10/2013 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

    10/10/2013 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

    10/10/2013 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

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

    Technical documents about the e-vote solution

  • National commemoration 22. July

    10/10/2013 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

    04/10/2013 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

    04/10/2013 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

    03/10/2013 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

    03/10/2013 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

  • Contact between the French and the Norwegian minister

    02/10/2013 Article Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

    On 28 June the French TV-Channel France 3 aired a program focusing on the risk of consuming foodstuffs that may contain elements that are not safe for consumers. The program concerned contaminants in foodstuffs imported into France, such as fish,

  • Norway welcomes UN statement on the humanitarian crisis in Syria

    02/10/2013 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

    02/10/2013 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

    01/10/2013 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

  • Summary of the Action Plan 2013-2016: We need the competence of immigrants

    01/10/2013 Plans/strategy Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion

    Through the Action Plan the Government aims to facilitate the use of the competence and resources of immigrants. The plan contains 19 measures in the fields of recognition of education and training from abroad, recruitment of immigrants by employers

  • Statement at the UNHCR high level meeting

    30/09/2013 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    "In light of all the refugees in Syria itself and in the neighbouring countries, we must all do better, and now we should try to do so inspired by the new momentum created last week in New York", said Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Eide in his

    By Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide

  • Sudan must respect fundamental human rights

    29/09/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “Norway is extremely concerned about the acts of violence in Sudan over the last few days in connection with the protests and demonstrations, and about the disproportionate use of force. Sudan must respect fundamental human rights, and this includes

  • Statement at meeting in The Group of Friends of Myanmar

    27/09/2013 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    - I strongly support the idea of the Secretary-General to reconfigure this group into a partnership with Myanmar as a central member. This would be more aligned with the positive developments in Myanmar over the last years, said Minister of Foreign

    By Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide

  • Norway welcomes UN Security Council agreement on Syria

    27/09/2013 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    “I am very pleased that the UN Security Council and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have finally managed to reach agreement on a robust resolution about the use of chemical weapons in Syria,” said Foreign Minister

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    27/09/2013 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State the King has honourably discharged three from their offices as of 1 October 2013: Ms. Tone-Helen Toften in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs, Mr. Geir Pollestad in the

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