Aslak Sira Myhre, the director of the National Library of Norway, and Lubna Jaffery, the Norwegian Minister of Culture and Equality talking together with material from Jon Fosse in front of them.

The Norwegian Government honours Jon Fosse

Press release 07/12/2023

On the occasion of Jon Fosse being awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Norwegian Government is establishing a new, annual initiative in honour of the author – an annual Fosse lecture, which will be held alongside an event organised by the National Library of Norway, where a Fosse stipend will also be awarded. In this way, the Government wants to demonstrate how important Fosse’s literary works are, both for Norway and internationally.

Statsminister Jonas Gahr Støre annonserte på FNs klimakonferanse i Dubai at Norge vil støtte oppstarten av et nytt fond for tap og skade som følge av klimaendringer med 270 millioner kroner.

Norway to provide NOK 270 million to new climate fund

Press release 02/12/2023

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre announced at the UN climate summit (COP28) in Dubai that Norway will provide NOK 270 million to the new fund for loss and damage associated with climate change (Loss and Damage Fund).

President Lula and Prime Minister Støre

Norway to participate as guest country in G20

Press release 01/12/2023

Brazil has now taken over the G20 Presidency for the next year and has invited Norway to participate as a guest country in the G20’s work. ‘Brazil’s invitation to Norway to participate in the G20 the next year represents a major vote of confidence. It testifies to the close, wide-ranging cooperation we have had with Brazil for many years. We look forward to contributing to the work of the G20,’ said Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.

Grått kartutsnitt av Europa med Ukraina framhevet i blått.

Attack on Ukraine

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