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  • World leaders to Oslo for Summit on Education for Development

    2015-07-03 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to gather support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. The Summit aims at mobilizing strong and renewed political commitment to reach the 58 million children who are still being denied their right to education, and to improve learning outcomes for those who attend school.

  • Members of the Ministry of Finance’s advisory panel on macroeconomic models and methods

    2015-07-03 Article Ministry of Finance

    Professor Steinar Holden, University of Oslo (chair) Professor Torben Andersen, Aarhus University Executive Director Ida Wolden Bache, Norges Bank Professor Hilde Bjørnland, Norwegian Business School Senior Researcher Brita Bye, Statistics Norway

  • Mandate for the Ministry of Finance’s advisory panel on macroeconomic models and methods

    2015-07-03 Article Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance’s advisory panel on macroeconomic models and methods will advise on topics relevant to the Ministry’s work on macroeconomic issues, and strengthen the Ministry’s contact with academic institutions.

  • Norway to provide NOK 10 million in humanitarian aid to Myanmar

    2015-07-03 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘There is great need for humanitarian assistance in Rakhine state in Myanmar. The UN estimates that between 80 000 and 90 000 people are internally displaced. Norway will therefore provide an additional NOK 10 million in humanitarian aid to the people in this area. This additional funding will be used for education and protection, as well as for meeting basic needs,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Film about the elections

    2015-07-02 Article Election Portal: valg.no

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    Live streaming from Education Summit

    2015-07-02 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Crown Prince Haakon will attend the opening of the Summit.

  • World leaders to Oslo for Summit on Education for Development

    2015-07-01 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Crown Prince Haakon will attend the opening of the Summit.

  • Norwegian Foreign Service missions that receive advance votes

    2015-07-01 Article Election Portal: valg.no

    On this page you will find an overview of Norwegian Foreign Service missions who receive advance votes.

  • Documentary: Birds of a Feather - Stories from a conflict zone

    2015-07-01 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    On the south-eastern edge of Europe, two communities remain divided on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, playing host to one of the longest UN peacekeeping missions.

  • Ministry of Transport and Communications - connecting Norway

    2015-07-01 Guidelines and brochures Ministry of Transport and Communications

    Would you like to learn more about The Ministry of Transport and Communications?

  • Public hearing – Representative scheme of registration in the Norwegian VAT Register

    2015-07-01 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has circulated a public consultation paper with a proposal to modernize the regulatory framework for businesses established abroad with VAT taxable supplies in Norway. The proposal will make it easier for this group to comply with their VAT obligations to a lower cost.

  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to visit Norway

    2015-06-30 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is to visit Norway on 6–8 July. During his time in the country, he will meet Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, he will take part in the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, and he will visit Svalbard.

  • A brief history of rural and regional policy in Norway

    2015-06-29 Article Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

    For more than 50 years, regional and rural policy has been part of a national policy for value creation, with an emphasis on strengthening the growth potential of the areas outside the largest urban areas. But there has been changes in content.

  • About norwegian regional policy

    2015-06-29 Article Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

    The Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation is responsible for following up on the regional and districtrural political policy goals adopted by the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget).

  • Election observation

    2015-06-28 Article Election Portal: valg.no

    Norway is bound by a number of international documents both to invite and to receive national and international election observers.

  • Norway condemns attack on Kuwait mosque

    2015-06-26 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I condemn today’s terrorist attack on a mosque in Kuwait City. An attack on people gathered for prayer is a monstrous and ruthless act of violence. Our thoughts go to the families of the victims,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Young people entering the European housing market

    2015-06-26 Speech/article Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen's speech at the UIPI (Union International Proprietere International) Conference in Oslo 26 June 2015.

    By Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen

  • Foreign Minister Brende: ‘An attack on the whole of Tunisia’

    2015-06-26 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I condemn today’s terrorist attack in Sousse in Tunisia. Once again, ruthless terrorists have carried out a brutal attack on civilians in the country. Our thoughts go to all those who have lost their loved ones,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • This is the new policy council for the cultural and creative industries, which has been tasked with improving Norway’s cultural and creative competitiveness

    2015-06-26 Press release Ministry of Culture

    - Norwegian art and culture have enormous potential to invigorate Norway’s competitiveness. I am delighted that we have found such accomplished and successful partners to advise on how to best to get ahead in the global competition that is now unfolding locally, says Minister of Culture Thorhild Widvey.

  • Foreign Minister condemns terrorist attack in France

    2015-06-26 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘Once again, France has been hit by a brutal and shocking attack. Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected and their families. Norway stands together with France in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.