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  • Ambitious offshore wind initiative

    11/05/2022 Press release Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Today, the Government is presenting a major initiative to promote offshore wind power. The aim is to use offshore wind power to generate new electricity on a par with the total amount of electricity currently produced in Norway. The initiative will

  • Meeting of the international donor group for Palestine (AHLC): increased cooperation on economic issues

    10/05/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘There has been increased cooperation between Israel and Palestine in recent months to find solutions to key issues relating to the economy, infrastructure and trade. However, there are still no political negotiations between the parties. Violence

  • Statement at Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) meeting

    10/05/2022 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Opening statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt at Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) meeting i Brussels.

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt Brussels 10 May

  • Condemns Russia's cyber attack on satellite connections

    10/05/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'We stand with our allies and partners, condemning Russia's cyber-attack on satellite connections in February. The reckless attack affected Ukraine and Europe as a whole, Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt said.

  • Norway to provide EUR 155 million to Syria

    10/05/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The conflict in Syria has been going on for 11 years, and the humanitarian situation is becoming increasingly critical. We must do what we can to help the 14.6 million Syrians in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection. Norway will

  • Statement at Arctic Frontiers

    09/05/2022 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt at the Arctic Frontiers conference 2022.

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt Tromsø, May 9th

  • Additional NOK 100 million to help the Ukrainian government administration

    09/05/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has decided to increase its budget support to Ukraine to NOK 300 million. Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt announced the additional support during her visit to Ukraine on 8 May.

  • Statement on Taliban and women's rights

    09/05/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘It is completely unacceptable that the Taliban is placing restrictions on women’s rights. I am deeply concerned by the announcement stating that women in Afghanistan must cover their faces in public, are not allowed to drive and can only leave

  • US and Norway strengthen collaboration on rainforests

    06.05.2022 Separate website NICFI

    Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment Espen Barth Eide and US Climate Envoy John Kerry during the Ministry of Climate and Environment’s 50th anniversary on May 6, 2022. Photo: Ken Opprann. Ken Opprann Photo: Ken Opprann Open The visit by the

  • Welcome address at Nordic youth camp

    06/05/2022 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Welcome address by Minister for Nordic Co-operation, Anne Beathe Tvinnereim, at Nordic youth camp at Utøya arranged by Nordic Youth in Sustainable Communities (NUBF).

    By Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim Utøya 6 May

  • Joint statement on climate

    06/05/2022 News story Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Climate and Environment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    The text of the following readout was released by the Governments of the United States of America and Norway on the occasion of Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s visit to Oslo, Norway.

  • Norway's engagement in the Middle East

    06/05/2022 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anniken Huitfeldt's, speech at the University of Oslo on Norway's engagement in the Middle East.

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt

  • Statement on terror attack in Israel

    06/05/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I strongly condemn the heinous terror attack in Elad as Israel’s Yom Haatzmaut was coming to a close, killing at least three and wounding several others. My thoughts are with the families and victims. To encourage and glorify such terror is deeply

  • New ambassadors from Niger, San Marino and Burundi

    05/05/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Three new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 5 May 2022.

  • Increased support for humanitarian innovation

    04/05/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The gap between humanitarian need and available funding grows wider every year. Innovation is one of the keys to increasing the effectiveness of humanitarian assistance. We need to find smarter and better ways of working so we can provide

  • Prime Minister participated in Nordic-Indian summit in Copenhagen

    04/05/2022 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the prime ministers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden at a Nordic-Indian summit held in Copenhagen today. Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre also had a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister

  • Changes among the political advisers

    02/05/2022 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Anette Kristine Davidsen as political adviser to Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Policy Bjørnar Selnes Skjæran as of 2 May 2022.

  • The Foreign Service Control Unit is point of contact for following up reports of sexual abuse in grant management control

    01/05/2022 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Foreign Service Control Unit (FSCU) is the point of contact for reports of sexual harassment, violence and abuse in projects granted funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • New sanctions against Russia incorporated into Norwegian law

    29/04/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Norway has introduced additional sanctions in response to Russia’s illegal attack on Ukraine. The new sanctions encompass restrictive measures prohibiting the transport of goods by road by Russian transport operators and access to ports of vessels

  • The Norwegian Government is expanding the temporary collective protection scheme for Ukrainians

    29/04/2022 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The Norwegian Government is expanding the temporary collective protection scheme for displaced people from Ukraine. Ukrainian citizens who were in Norway on 24 February 2022 can also receive collective protection now.