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  • Meld. St. 30 (2012-2013) - Financial Markets Report 2012

    26/04/2013 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    This transitional arrangement originally applied until 31 December 2011, but was extended indefinitely in December 2011. All Nordic countries have applied similar transitional arrangements. The numerator in the capital requirement ratio is total capital

  • Meld. St. 15 (2010–2011) - The Management of the Government Pension Fund in 2010

    08/04/2011 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    countries worldwide. However, experience shows that a large proportion comes from countries in the immediate vicinity of the Nordic region, and from Europe in general. As Norway imports most from Europe, it has been natural to think that Norway can protect

  • 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

  • Business and industry in Norway - The structure of the Norwegian economy

    26/06/2001 Guidelines/brochures Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Exports to the USA are at around the same level as those to Asia, but Norway imports much more from Asia than the USA. The Nordic countries, the UK and Germany are Norway’s most important trading partners. The UK and Germany buy significantly larger amounts

  • Meld. St. 13 (2017–2018) - The Government Pension Fund 2018

    Meld. St. 13 (2017–2018) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    10/04/2018 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    billion, predominantly as the result of favourable returns on the investments measured in foreign currencies. Returns in the Nordic financial markets in 2017 were more or less in line with those in the rest of the world. Measured in NOK, the return on the

  • Meld. St. 13 (2010–2011) - Active ownership

    Meld. St. 13 (2010–2011) Report to the Storting (white paper) Summary

    01/04/2011 Report to the Storting Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    to restrictions which require it to invest in the Nordic region and not to have shareholdings in excess of 15 per cent in any company in Norway or in excess of 5 per cent in any company in the Nordic region. The State’s direct ownership which is administered

  • The Norwegian Contribution to the 2nd Foreign Ministers´ Conference on the Northern Dimension

    06/04/2001 Report Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    prevent environmental degradation and to promote sustainable development. Close partners on Arctic and northern matters are the Nordic countries, Russia, the USA and Canada. We have a close cooperation with the EU on environmental policies for example under

  • Political platform

    The Jeløya-platform

    23/03/2018 Report Office of the Prime Minister

    Political platform for the Norwegian Government, formed by the Conservative Party, the Progress Party and the Liberal Party.

  • Report No. 24 to the Storting (2006-2007) - On the Management of the ­Government Pension Fund in 2006

    13/04/2007 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    Norges Bank and Folketrygdfondet. This Chapter explains that in future the Government will be applying any decisions to exclude Nordic companies from the portfolio of the Government Pension Fund - Global to the Government Pension Fund - Norway as well. Chapter

  • NOU 2008: 14 - Coherent for development?

    How coherent Norwegian policies can assist development in poor countries

    09/09/2008 Norwegian Official Report (NOU) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    secure the income for society through low tax rates and a broad base for taxation. Regarding trade the Norwegian variety of the Nordic model has been characterized by protection of a range of industries. As more and more industries have lost their protection

  • Report No. 20 to the Storting (2008-2009) - On the Management of the ­Government Pension Fund in 2008

    03/04/2009 Report to the Storting Ministry of Finance

    new accounting standards (IFRS) concerning “country-by-country reporting” for companies engaged in extractive industries (mining, oil etc.). Tightened requirements for transparency and reporting by companies concerning revenue flows and tax matters can

  • Meld. St. 11 (2011–2012) - Global health in foreign and development policy

    03/02/2012 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    also to a strong increase in mortality and morbidity due to the collapse of health systems, damage to sanitation systems, mined agricultural land, etc. Climate change can increase the risk of infection and reduce the supply of drinking water and safe

  • Report No. 9 to the Storting (2007-2008) - Norwegian policy on the prevention of humanitarian crises

    07/12/2007 Report to the Storting Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    with the UN, developing countries are ensured free transport and storage of their seed collections in the Svalbard vault. The Nordic Gene Bank is responsible for operating the seed vault, which is a joint project between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the

  • Adapting Norway's Armed Forces to the Requirements of International Operations

    04/06/1999 Guidelines/brochures Ministry of Defence

    torpedo boat (MTB) squadron (4 MTBs and 1 support vessel; approximately 150 persons) 1 frigate (approximately 130 persons) 1 mine countermeasure vessel (approximately 40 persons) 1 command and support vessel (approximately 75 persons) 1 submarine (approximately

  • Meld. St. 23 (2012-2013) - Digital Agenda for Norway

    Meld. St. 23 (2012–2013) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    03/05/2013 Report to the Storting Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

    internet usage in several areas. For example, 86 per cent uses online banking services compared to up to 80 per cent in the other Nordic countries and 37 per cent in the EU overall. Other areas where the Norwegian population is active are in the buying of goods

  • Priorities for Norway at the UN General Assembly 2014

    08/09/2014 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The 69th session of the UN General Assembly will open with a week of high-level meetings from 22 to 26 September 2014. This year there will be a Climate Summit convened by the Secretary-General and a special session on population and development.

  • Report No. 12 to the Storting (2001-2002) - Protecting the Riches of the Seas

    15/03/2002 Report to the Storting Ministry of Climate and Environment

    occurring radioactive substances have found their way into Norwegian waters as a result of petroleum exploitation activities and mining. Just as important as the actual level of pollution is the risk of accidents, which could lead to extensive discharges and

  • Norway's second national communication under the Framework Convention on Climate Change

    April 1997

    21/04/1997 Report Ministry of Climate and Environment

    competition and variation in hydropower production and available water supplies, emissions from electricity production in the Nordic countries vary from year to year. Electricity trade between these countries is likely to increase in the years ahead. It is

  • Report on Convention no 169 concerning indigenous and tribal peoples, 1989

    01/12/2004 Report Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    also proposed to the Mining and Quarrying Act in respect of Finnmark which are designed to secure Sami influence by ensuring that Sami interests are taken into account and safeguarded via the procedural rules contained in the Mining and Quarrying Act. The

  • Meld. St. 10 (2010–2011) - First update of the Integrated Management Plan for the Marine Environment of the Barents Sea–Lofoten Area

    Meld. St. 10 (2010–2011) Report to the Storting (white paper)

    11/03/2011 Report to the Storting Ministry of Climate and Environment

    levels of pollutants measured in rivers (Altaelva, Barduelva, Tanaelva and Pasvikelva) are low. The impacts of pollution from mining and quarrying in northern areas will be largely local and not affect the management plan area itself. Figure 3.22 Inputs of