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  • NOK 50 million to EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

    2017-10-10 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Government will provide NOK 50 million to the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, the EU's trust fund for stability and addressing the root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa. 'Norway is participating actively in

  • The speech from the throne by His Majesty The King on the occasion of the opening of the 162th session of the Storting

    2017-10-09 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    The Storting, October 9 2017

  • Joint Norway-UK Statement on  lifting the sanctions against Sudan

    2017-10-07 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway and the United Kingdom welcome the decision taken by the United States Government to permanently lift the bilateral economic sanctions imposed on Sudan.

  • Kristin Lund to be the first female UN leader in the Middle East

    2017-10-06 Press release Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    On October 6th the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres announced that Major General Kristin Lund will be the new head of UNs military observers in the Middle East - United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO). Lund will make

  • Prime Minister Solberg congratulates ICAN on Nobel Peace Prize

    2017-10-06 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    ‘I would like to congratulate the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on being awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. By mobilising civil society all over the world, ICAN is playing an important role in promoting the goal of a

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    2017-10-06 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has of 27 October 2017 honourably discharged Grete Ellingsen as state secretary to Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner.

  • Key figures for the Norwegian economy and the fiscal budget

    2017-10-06 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance will publish key figures for the Norwegian economy October 12 at 8:00 am (CEST).

  • Emerging forest-based solutions and their implications for forest management

    2017-10-06 Speech/statement Ministry of Agriculture and Food

    Ladies and gentlemen, dear colleagues. Oslo was earlier this year granted the European Forest City 2017 award by the European Forest Institute. We are grateful for this honor, and it is my great pleasure to welcome you all to Oslo and Norway. We are

    By State Secretary Hanne Maren Blåfjelldal

  • Norway fulfills support pledge

    2017-10-03 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    - I am delighted to announce that The Norwegian Climate and Forest Initiative intends to support the Tenure Facility Facility with 20 million USD over the next few years, Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment Vidar Helgesen announced on 3

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    2017-09-29 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed Mr. Svein Arne Flåtten as state secretary to Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • Agreement with China to renegotiate tax treaty

    2017-09-28 Press release Ministry of Finance

    China and Norway agree to renegotiate the tax treaty between the two countries. This became clear during a meeting between China's tax minister Wang Jun and Finance Minister Siv Jensen on Wednesday.

  • Call for Proposals, Grants to other ODA-eligible OSCE countries (Eurasia)

    2017-09-28 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The overriding objective of the grant scheme is to support democratic development in the Eurasian region. Support to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova will be prioritised.

  • New app reveals deforestation

    2017-09-27 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    With a smartphone in the back pocket anyone can now reveal deforestation in tropical rainforests. The Forest Watcher app provides user access to satellite data showing changes in global forest cover, enabling them to rapidly react to threats and

  • Government launches international cyber strategy

    2017-09-27 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence

    'Over a very short space of time, the internet has altered the global landscape of which Norway is a part. We are seeing a sharp increase in digital security challenges and vulnerabilities. Norway's economy and security are dependent on a

  • Film policy

    2017-09-27 Article Ministry of Culture

    Film and other audiovisual productions are key cultural means of communication and artistic forms of expression. The Government is working to facilitate the production of high-quality audiovisual content in Norwegian and Sámi that is available to

  • Media policy

    2017-09-27 Article Ministry of Culture

    As set out in Article 100 of the Constitution of Norway, the state has an overarching responsibility in the media sector to promote freedom of speech and democracy by creating “conditions that facilitate open and enlightened public discourse.”

  • Illicit trade in cultural artefacts

    2017-09-26 Article Ministry of Culture

    The illicit sale of cultural objects stolen from museums or looted from archaeological sites is a growing international problem. Countries in conflict and countries affected by natural disasters are particularly vulnerable.

  • Kampklare kampfly

    26.09.2017 Separate website Kampfly

    29. juni mottok Norge vårt syvende F-35 kampfly som brukes til øvings- og treningsformål på Luke Air Force Base. Flyet har 3i software som er veldig enkel å oppgradere til 3F. FOTO: US Air Force Våre syv kampfly har 3i software og kan oppgraderes

  • Norway's statement at the UN General Assembly 2017

    2017-09-25 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway's statement at the opening of the UN General Assembly, 72nd session, was delivered by the UN ambassador Tore Hattrem.

    By Ambassador Tore Hattrem New York, 25 September

  • Agreement Norway - Panama

    2017-09-25 Article Ministry of Finance

    Agreement between the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Panama for the exchange of information relating to tax matters.