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  • Jon Georg Dale asks Sweden and Finland to start mapping CWD incidents

    2017-06-28 News story Ministry of Agriculture and Food

    Norway will collect around 20,000 samples of various deer species in2017 to map the extent of the contagious Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Norway's Agriculture and Food Minister Jon Georg Dale believes it is high time that other countries followed

  • Agreement to reduce food waste

    2017-06-28 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Ministry of Children and Equality, Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The Norwegian Government and the food industry have signed an agreement to reduce food waste in Norway by 50 percent by 2030.

  • Diplomatic relations

    2017-06-28 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Oslo Diplomatic List (pdf) Diplomat in Norway. The purpose of this booklet is to provide information to diplomats and their families on how the various privileges and immunities under the Vienna Conventions are

  • Norway takes the lead on antibiotic resistance

    2017-06-27 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Food

    The Norwegian government has set clear goals nationally, and wants to take a leading role in reducing the use of antibiotics globally. It must be done in a one health multi sectorial approach. This was the main message when the Norwegian government

  • We are in this together

    2017-06-27 Speech/statement Ministry of Health and Care Services

    Excellences, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome. Welcome to Ålesund! It is a great pleasure for me to welcome each of you here today. We are gathered here, because of a serious situation. The world is fighting an important combat: the Combat

    By Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie One-Health AMR seminar i Ålesund

  • OECD’s assessment of the Norwegian Economy

    2017-06-26 Article Ministry of Finance

    Every eighteen months the OECD presents a survey of the Norwegian economy. This survey is based on the Secretariat’s study prepared for the annual review of Norway by the Economic and Development Review Committee.

  • Norway is committed to the partnership with Brazil on reducing deforestation

    2017-06-23 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Norway remains a proud partner to Brazil on reducing deforestation, and considers this partnership a great success. Brazil's results in the form of reduced deforestation 2005-2014 is one of the biggest climate measures ever. Norway will continue its

  • Proposed reduction in the threshold for culling Golden Eagles

    2017-06-23 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    The Ministry of Climate and Environment has published a consultation paper on a proposed adjustments in the threshold for the culling of Golden Eagles that cause the loss of livestock. The proposal specifies that this will only apply to a temporary

  • The Government Pension Fund Global should be managed by a separate statutory entity

    2017-06-23 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Commission on the Act relating to Norges Bank and the Monetary System recommends that the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) be managed by a separate statutory entity demerged from Norges Bank.

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    Report of the Law Commission on the Act relating to Norges Bank and the Monetary System

    2017-06-23 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Commission has today submitted its Report and proposal for a new central bank act to the Minister of Finance Siv Jensen (Progress Party). The Commission has further considered the organisation of Norges Bank and the Government Pension Fund

  • NOU 2017: 13 - New central bank act

    2017-06-23 Norwegian Official Report (NOU) Ministry of Finance

  • Norges Bank should have a committee for monetary policy and financial stability and an independent board

    2017-06-23 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Commission on the Act relating to Norges Bank and the Monetary System proposes the establishment of a committee for monetary policy and financial stability at Norges Bank. At the same time, the Commission proposes that the board of Norges Bank

  • Proposal on a new central bank act

    2017-06-23 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Commission on the Act relating to Norges Bank and the Monetary System proposes a new central bank act that lays down a clearly defined purpose for Norges Bank. Under the proposal, responsibility should also be conferred on Norges Bank for

  • Vietnam

    2017-06-22 Article Ministry of Climate and Environment

    In 2012, Norway entered into a climate- and forest agreement with Vietnam, through the UN. The agreement includes a support of 180 million Norwegian kroner to Vietnam’s preparatory activities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation (

  • Speech: Countering Hate - Nordic Conference on Hate Speech

    2017-06-22 Speech/statement Ministry of Children and Equality

    Opening speech by Minister of Children and Equality Solveig Horne at Countering Hate: Nordic Conference on Hate Speech in Sola 21. June 2017.

    By Minister of Children and Equality Solveig Horne

  • Countercyclical buffer unchanged

    2017-06-22 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has today decided to keep the level of the countercyclical capital buffer for banks unchanged. This is in line with the advice for Q2/17 from Norges Bank.

  • Will Extend USMC Rotational Training and Exercises in Norway

    2017-06-21 Press release Ministry of Defence

    The rotational U.S. Marine Corps force currently conducting cold weather training in Norway, will be extended.

  • Fraud prevention and detection in humanitarian assistance: The Syria context

    2017-06-21 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    State Secretary Tone Skogen's opening speech at a workshop on "Fraud prevention and detection in humanitarian assistance" in Oslo 21 June 2017.

    By State Secretary Tone Skogen Workshop in Oslo, 21 June 2017

  • New ambassadors from Mexico, Peru and Australia

    2017-06-21 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Three new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 21. June 2017.

  • FK Norway to move to Førde

    2017-06-21 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'The Government has decided that FK Norway will move to Førde in western Norway. The Government considers it important to ensure that Norway also has strong centres of international expertise outside Oslo,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge