The High North

Historical archive

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The world is turning its attention towards the North where Norway has key interests to pursue. By investing in knowledge, business development and international cooperation we are strengthening Norway’s position as a responsible actor and partner in the North.

The National budget 2017

Increased funding for High North-related efforts

In the budget proposal for 2017, the Government proposes an increase in funding for High North-related efforts from NOK 2.7 billion in 2016 to NOK 3.4 billion in 2017.

Secretary Kerry share the stage with Senegalese Foreign Minister Mankeur Ndiaye, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende, Karmenu Vella of the European Commission, and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse during 2016 Our Ocean Conference.

Our Ocean Conference

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende held two speeches at the Our Ocean Conference in Washington DC on 16 September 2016.

Illustrasjon fra rapporten Nordkloden - nordområdene 2014

Norway’s Arctic Policy for 2014 and beyond - a Summary

The world is turning its attention towards the Arctic now more than at any time in the past. The Arctic is a region of significant and increasing geopolitical importance.

Current

Norway supports project to reduce environmental risk in Arctic waters

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is providing NOK 14.3 million for a project to reduce environmental risk in connection with oil and gas activities in northern sea areas.

A new Global Strategy for the EU - A Northern Perspective

'When the terrorists attack Europe, they are not only attacking a city or a country. They are attacking our common European values', Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, said in his speech in Brussels.

Norwegian - Russian cooperation in the north

State Secretary Tore Hattrem's speech at the ​200th anniversary of the Office of the Auditor General of Norway.

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