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  • Permit for mining activities at Engebø

    21/04/2015 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    The Ministry of Climate and Environment is granting a permit pursuant to the Pollution Control Act for mining activities at Engebø. The permit is in accordance with the recommendation made by the Norwegian Environment Agency with the assumption that the

  • Norwegian–US mine clearance initiative

    15/06/2016 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway and the US are joining forces in a further initiative to support mine clearance, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and US Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Wednesday.

  • All set for new Norwegian titanium mine

    17/04/2015 Press release Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    A new mining project could create 500 new jobs on a national basis. - There are large values hidden in our mountains that can contribute to important value creation in local communities, says Minister of Industry and Trade Monica Mæland.

  • Tax for Development, the Addis Tax Initiative and the Nordic model – reducing inequality

    30/04/2019 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein's opening remarks at the side event Tax for Development, the Addis Tax Initiative and the Nordic model - reducing inequality at the World Bank's spring meeting.

    By Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein Washington D.C., 11 April

  • Meld. St. 32 (2015–2016) - Svalbard

    Meld. St. 32 (2015–2016) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    11/05/2016 Report to the Storting Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Government confirms that the overriding objectives of the Svalbard policy remain unchanged. As the number of employees in the coal mining company Store Norske has decreased, it is important to the Government that Longyearbyen also in the future remain a viable

  • NEFCO to close first Call for Proposals for NorCaP

    30/06/2014 Press release Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Nordic Environment Finance Corporation has as the Facility Manager of the NEFCO Norwegian Carbon Procurement Facility (NorCaP) decided to close its procurement of CERs under the first Call for Proposals.

  • Approves mineral development at Engebø mountain

    17/04/2015 Press release Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

    The Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation approves mineral development at Engebø mountain in the municipality of Naustdal. - The government is accommodating for business development and new job opportunities in the county. At the

  • Meld. St. 7 (2011–2012) - The High North

    18/11/2011 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Russia have been developed bilaterally, as well as through the Barents Cooperation and the Arctic Council. The traditional Nordic cooperation has also focused more attention on High North issues since the 1990s, when developments in the Baltic Sea region

  • Meld. St. 22 (2008-2009) - Svalbard

    17/04/2009 Report to the Storting Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    discussed in greater detail in the report. They are discussed in various places. 1.3.1 Visible presence in Svalbard - coal mining and other industrial activity One of the main objectives of Svalbard policy is the maintenance of Norwegian communities in

  • Norway and Benin agree to strengthen cooperation

    28/04/2017 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    A governmental delegation from Benin is on a working visit to Norway from 27 to 28 April to boost bilateral relations between the two countries.

  • Meld. St. 23 (2015–2016) - The Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2015

    05/04/2016 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    remain relatively stable over time, and totalled NOK 193 billion in 2015, equivalent to 2.8 percent of the Fund’s capital. The Nordic financial markets outperformed the global market in 2015. Measured in NOK, the GPFN achieved a return of 7.0 percent, with

  • Herman Wedel Jarlsberg

    20/03/2013 Article Government.no

    Danish-Norwegian King had appointed him county governor of Buskerud. A central task was to reorganise the poor relief system in the mining town of Kongsberg. In 1807 he married Karen Anker, daughter of landowner Peder Anker at Bogstad in Aker (Oslo). In his father-in-law

  • Meld. St. 20 (2018–2019) - The Government Pension Fund 2019

    Meld. St. 20 (2018–2019) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    05/04/2019 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    30-percent thresholds under the criterion should not be changed, but should be supplemented by absolute thresholds for coal mining and coal power capacity. The Ministry is proposing to put the said thresholds at 20 million tonnes and 10,000 MW, respectively

  • Report No. 27 to the Storting (2007-2008) - Disarmament and Non-proliferation

    30/05/2008 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    and the 1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction (Mine Ban Treaty) was a milestone in humanitarian arms control efforts. Never before had such extensive disarmament

  • Meld. St. 21 (2014–2015) - The Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2014

    Meld. St. 21 (2014–2015) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    10/04/2015 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    enquiring about the plans of power companies for the transition to a less emission-intensive energy system, as well as letters to mining companies about their views on potential industry developments towards the spin-off of coaling interests. Norges Bank shares

  • Norway is taking over the chairmanship of Arctic Contaminant Action Programme (ACAP)

    07/05/2019 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Norway is taking over the chairmanship of Arctic Contaminant Action Programme (ACAP) from May 7, 2019.

  • Meld. St. 8 (2019–2020) - The state’s direct ownership of companies

    Meld. St. 8 (2019–2020) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    22/11/2019 Report to the Storting Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    In the white paper on ownership policy, the Government describes why the state has direct ownership interests in companies, what the state owns and how the state exercises its ownership.

  • World Heritage

    16/11/2018 Article Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Chapter 4.8 World Heritage (Report to the Storting (white paper) no. 35 (2012-2013) The Cultural Heritage Policy).

  • Report No. 37 to the Storting (2008-2009) - Integrated Management of the Marine Environment of the Norwegian Sea

    Report No. 37 (2008 – 2009) to the Storting

    22/09/2009 Report to the Storting Ministry of Climate and Environment

    of the North Sea by Oil and Other Harmful Substances (Bonn Agreement, 1983). The Nordic Council of Ministers (1971) is a cooperation forum for the governments of the Nordic countries, which deals among other issues with the marine environment and its integrated

  • Meld. St. 25 (2012-2013) - Sharing for prosperity

    05/04/2013 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    established that there is no contradiction between growth and equity. This recognition was partly based on the experience of the Nordic countries where greater equality bolsters rather than impedes long-term economic growth. There is a basic understanding in