Meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Oslo
Norway is hosting an informal meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs to take place in Oslo on 31 May–1 June 2023. The meeting will provide an opportunity to discuss the current grave security situation, including Russia’s war against Ukraine. The meeting will be held at Oslo City Hall and will be chaired by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. NATO’s 31 foreign ministers are expected to attend. Sweden’s foreign minister will also take part.
A responsible budget that provides security for people throughout Norway
In the revised budget, the government will prioritise crucial public services such as healthcare, the police and refugees. Providers of public services and benefit recipients will receive compensation for wage growth and inflation. The government will also increase support for Ukraine through the Nansen Support Programme for Ukraine.
Norway to provide NOK 4.5 billion (EUR 378 million) to Ukraine
Norway has allocated NOK 2.8 billion (EUR 235 million) in support for life-saving humanitarian aid for the people of Ukraine. Now Norway is setting aside an additional NOK 1.7 billion (EUR 143 million) in civilian support for the Ukrainian government administration. The funds will be used to repair and maintain civilian infrastructure to provide Ukrainians with access to electricity and water, among other things.
Attack on Ukraine
Russia invaded Ukraine on 24th February 2022. On this page you will find content about the war in Ukraine and its consequences for Norway.