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  • Increased allied training and exercises

    2018-08-15 Press release Ministry of Defence

    - I am pleased to announce that U.S. and Norwegian authorities recently agreed to extend and increase the rotational training and exercises in Norway for units from the USMC. As a result, the arrangement will continue beyond 2018 and may include up

  • Address at “Is Norway responding well to the rise of India?”

    2018-08-15 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    I will start with the short answer to your big question: Yes, Norway is responding well to the rise of India, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide said in her address at the Norway-India seminar in Arendal.

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide Arendal, 13 August

  • Procedures for Consultations between State Authorities and The Sami Parliament [Norway]

    2018-08-14 Article Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

    As an indigenous people, the Sami have the right to be consulted in matters that may affect them directly. In order to ensure that work on matters that may directly affect the Sami is carried out in a satisfactory manner, the Government and the

  • Cooperation on Schengen and justice and home affairs

    2018-08-14 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Norway participates in key aspects of EU cooperation in the area of justice and home affairs, of which the Schengen cooperation is the most important. As a Schengen member state, we are part of an internal free-travel area with a common external

  • Sustainable future - common responsibility

    2018-08-13 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    "How can diplomacy help to embed sustainability in business?",  Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide asked in her opening address at Global Outlook during the Arendal week.

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide Arendal, 13 August

  • Digital strategy for development policy

    2018-08-13 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The World Bank has made it clear that we will not achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 without the use of new technologies in development cooperation. This is the starting point for the digital strategy for development policy that has

  • Consultation duty in Sami matters

    2018-08-13 Article Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

    As an indigenous people, the Sami are entitled to be consulted on matters that affect them, this right is enshrined in ILO Convention no. 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, Article 6. The Agreement on procedures for

  • The foundation for Sámi policy

    2018-08-13 Article Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

    National laws and international conventions set the obligations towards the Sami population.

  • Foreign Minister Eriksen Søreide launches new humanitarian strategy

    2018-08-13 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘Humanitarian action is an important part of the Government’s international engagement, and Norway has increased its humanitarian budget by more than 50 % since 2013. We will maintain a high level of humanitarian funding in the coming years, but

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    Changes in the Government

    2018-08-13 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In an extraordinary session of the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Government.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    2018-08-13 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s extraordinary session of the Council of State, the King has made changes in the list of state secretaries.

  • Norway’s Humanitarian Strategy

    2018-08-13 Plans/strategy Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    "The intention of this strategy is to set the direction for Norway’s humanitarian policy and response in the years ahead, and to highlight key areas for action that are important for meeting the greatest humanitarian challenges of our time", the

  • Troika Statement on the South Sudan Peace Talks

    2018-08-10 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.

  • Grants for CCS FEED-studies at Fortum Oslo Varme waste incineration plant

    2018-08-10 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy will offer Fortum Oslo Varme grants for FEED-studies of CO2 capture at their waste incineration plant at Klemetsrud in Oslo. The Government has previously granted Norcem funding for FEED-studies of CO2 capture at

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs visiting Jordan

    2018-08-09 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide, visited Jordan on August 6-7. The visit is an essential part of the preparations for the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) ministerial gathering in September.

  • 10 years since hostilities in Georgia in August 2008

    2018-08-07 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The conflict over Georgia’s breakaway regions must not be forgotten. Ten years have passed since August 2008, but the conflict is still unresolved. Russian troops remain on Georgian soil. Once again we call on Russia to comply with the August 2008

  • The Kavli Prize

    2018-08-07 Article Ministry of Education and Research

    The Kavli Prize recognises outstanding scientific research and honours highly creative scientists. The prize also promote public understanding of scientists and their work.

  • The Holberg Prize

    2018-08-06 Article Ministry of Education and Research

    The Holberg Prize recognises path-breaking scientific work in the humanities, social sciences, law and theology. The prize shall in addition contribute to raising the status of these disciplines in society and to stimulating interest in these fields

  • Niels Henrik Abel’s Prize in Mathematics

    2018-08-06 Article Ministry of Education and Research

    The Abel Prize recognizes pioneering scientific achievements in mathematics. The prize shall also help boost the status of the field of mathematics in society and stimulate children and youth to become interested in mathematics.

  • Norway supports new initiative to strengthen education for children with disabilities

    2018-07-30 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has entered into a partnership with the UK authorities and the World Bank to promote inclusive education. Norway will provide NOK 50 million over a three-year period to an initiative designed to strengthen efforts to ensure global education

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