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.

Tegninger av norske og ukrainske flagg som er hengt opp på et vindu mot en skolegård

Changes to the regulations for displaced Ukrainians

Press release 07/12/2023

Norwegian municipalities have done an outstanding job of settling and integrating displaced persons from Ukraine. Norway will continue this commitment, and take its share of the responsibility, but the level of arrivals must be sustainable over time. The Government is therefore implementing measures to handle the continuing situation with a high number of Ukrainian arrivals.

From a fisk market. PM Støre holds a fish in the air.

Strengthening cooperation on the green transition

News story 08/12/2023

Norway and Japan have agreed to cooperate more closely on the green transition. This will open up major opportunities for Norwegian companies.

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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