NOK 1 billion to prevent plastic pollution

Press release 23/04/2024

‘Plastic pollution is one of the fastest growing environmental problems in the world. We are now extending our initiative to combat plastic pollution in developing countries by providing up to NOK 1 billion over a period of four years’, said Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim.

Blilde av Utenriksminister Espen Barth Eide er i Ukraina gåden på et fortau utendørs i dress

Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide visits Ukraine

Press release 15/04/2024

Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide is currently in Ukraine where he met with Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba and visited a power plant. Norway is now mobilising support to provide electrical materials and equipment to Ukraine’s power sector.

Kystvaktskipet KV Bjørnøya

New Norwegian Long Term Plan on Defence: 'A historic plan'

Press release 05/04/2024

The Norwegian Government is proposing to parliament a historic increase in defence spending with 600 billion kroner over the next 12 years, from this year to 2036 (approx. 60 billion USD). It is a historic boost for the Armed Forces. All services of the Norwegian Armed Forces will be strengthened, with more personnel and new capabilities.

Grått kartutsnitt av Europa med Ukraina framhevet i blått.

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.

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