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  • International community joins Norway in supporting human rights defenders

    2017-11-20 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    UN Member States unanimously endorsed the free and independent role of human rights defenders at the UN today. ‘The international community has sent a strong signal. Human rights defenders have a key role to play in strengthening respect for human

  • Norwegian resolution on internally displaced persons adopted in the UN

    2017-11-20 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    More than 40 million people are displaced in their own countries. Norway has put forward a resolution on internally displaced persons, which was adopted in the UN today. 'This resolution is important. It confirms the rights of internally displaced

  • Regarding incident at NATO exercise in Norway

    2017-11-17 Press release Ministry of Defence

    Minister of Defence, Frank Bakke-Jensen says: During a NATO exercise at the Joint Warfare Center in Stavanger an exercise message was published on the internal exercise network. The message was written by a Norwegian national who was hired to work

  • Norway participates in EU Social Summit

    2017-11-17 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    Today Prime Minister Erna Solberg is taking part in the EU Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth in Gothenburg. The participants will discuss how the EU member states can jointly develop and strengthen the social dimension of the EU, and help

  • For fair jobs and against work-related crime

    2017-11-17 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s speech at the EU Social Summit in Gothenburg, 17 November 2017.

  • Opening address at end hunger conference

    2017-11-17 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    State Secretary Marianne Hagen's opening address at the conference on SDG 2, the global goal to end hunger.

    By State Secretary Marianne Hagen Oslo, 17 November 2017

  • Recreational fisheries

    2017-11-16 Article Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Recreational fisheries is an important part of norwegian coastal culture. This is mirrored in a liberal set of rules applying to norwegian recreational fishermen. There are no

  • Publications by the Norwegian national advisory group against organized IUU-fishing

    2017-11-16 Article Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Cases and materials on illegal fishing and organized crime Illegal, unreported and unregistered fishing is a major global problem. Seafood worth billions of dollars is being harvested

  • The Norwegian national advisory group against organized IUU-fishing

    2017-11-16 Article Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    The Norwegian national advisory group against organized IUU-fishing was created for the purpose of establishing a closer cooperation between different Governmental agencies in the work against illegal, unregistered and

  • Advice from Norges Bank on the benchmark index for the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG)

    2017-11-16 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has today received a recommendation from Norges Bank to remove the oil and gas sector from the equity benchmark index for the GPFG. Decisions on the composition of the benchmark index are made by the Ministry of Finance.

  • Organisation Chart Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    2017-11-15 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Organisational Chart, November 2017

  • Libraries

    2017-11-15 Article Ministry of Culture

    The library system in Norway includes public libraries, county libraries, school libraries, public and private academic and research libraries, the library of talking books and braille (NLB) and the National Library.

  • Calling on Europe to collaborate against work-related crime

    2017-11-14 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    ‘There is a need for a more coordinated effort to combat work-related crime at the European level. Norway is inviting the European Union and its Member States to collaborate more closely to stop the criminals,’ says Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • States that have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration

    2017-11-14 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Oslo Conference on Safe Schools: Protecting Education from Attack, was organised in Oslo 28-29 May 2015. The main objective of the Conference was for states to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration.

  • Research strategy for the Foreign Service and Norad 2017–2024

    2017-11-14 Plans/strategy Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The purpose of the strategy is to clarify and focus the research activities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, diplomatic and consular missions and Norad.

  • New Research strategy for the Foreign Service and Norad

    2017-11-13 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norwegian foreign, security and development policy must be knowledge-based, and ongoing capability to adjust policy in response to significant global change is vital. Norway's values are permanent, but political choices and actions must match the

  • Strengthening European cooperation for combating work-related crime

    Challenges and proposed measures

    2017-11-13 Report Office of the Prime Minister

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg has prior to the Social Summit in Gothenburg on 17 November 2017, sent a proposal to the European Commission on strengthening the European cooperation against work-related crime. Norway invites the EU to an expanded

  • Experiencing Norway – a unique adventure

    2017-11-13 Article Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Introduction, summary and policy measures

  • The arrival in Norway of the first F-35 Lightning II jets

    2017-11-10 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    Speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg on the arrival ceremony of the first F-35 Lightning II jets, Ørlandet 10 November 2017.

    By Prime Minister Erna Solberg

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    The F-35 aircraft marks the start of a new era for the Norwegian Armed Forces

    2017-11-10 Press release Ministry of Defence, Office of the Prime Minister

    The F-35 remains crucial to the continued modernization of our Armed Forces and our ability to preserve Norwegian and allied security and interests. The Government marked the procurement with a ceremony at Ørland Air Base November 10th. - Today, we