Former State Secretary Hans Brattskar's speeches and articles

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  • World Heritage

    Chapter 4.8 World Heritage (Report to the Storting (white paper) no. 35 (2012-2013) The Cultural Heritage Policy).

  • Changes among the political advisers

    The Office of the Prime Minister has as of 19 November 2018 appointed Mr. Kristoffer Aardal Hanssen as political adviser to Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland.

  • Questions and answers about women, peace and security

    What does the UN resolution on women, peace and security really do? What means the abbreviation UNSCR 1325? Here you will have the answer on many questions.

  • Draft withdrawal agreement by  EU and UK

    The UK Government has approved the draft withdrawal agreement reached by EU and UK Brexit negotiators.

  • The European Wergeland Centre

    Speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at The European Wergeland Centre´s 10th Anniversary Conference in Oslo, 14 November 2018.

  • Norway strengthens relations with Georgia

    ‘Georgia is an important partner for Norway. For many years, Georgia has shown itself to be a reform leader in the region, and we are now looking forward to establishing a Norwegian embassy in Tbilisi,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide after her meeting with Georgia’s Foreign Minister, David Zalkaliani, in Oslo today.

  • Norway joins UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

    ‘Migration poses a major challenge to countries worldwide. For this reason, we need a common basis for political efforts to deal with migration more effectively. There is broad agreement that irregular migration must be more effectively managed and controlled,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • Grants from NICFI

    Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative - NICFI - is financed from the Norwegian aid budget and managed by the Ministry of Climate and Environment. The grant has as its main objective to contribute to achieving the Paris Agreement's goal of a maximum of two degrees global warming and to contribute to sustainable development in tropical forest countries.

  • About the war graves

    The graves are divided into foreign war graves in Norway and Norwegian war graves in Norway and abroad.

  • Religious minorities – vulnerable and persecuted

    More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where there are restrictions on freedom of religion or belief. Norway is stepping up its efforts to promote respect for this fundamental human right.

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide article in the paper Vårt Land, 12 November

  • Speech at Paris Peace Forum

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg held a speech about peace and reconciliation at Paris Peace Forum 11. november 2018.

    By Prime Minister Erna Solberg

  • Address to Reporters Without Borders

    Speech on press freedom, information and democracy at Paris Peace Forum 11. november 2018. Held by Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

    By Prime Minister Erna Solberg

  • Sri Lanka – political situation

    Statement on Sri Lanka from Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Government of Norway nominates Minister Helleland as candidate to become next President of the World Anti-Doping Agency

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway and her Government have announced their nomination of Linda Helleland, the Norwegian Minister of Children and Equality, to succeed Sir Craig Reedie as President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

  • Export licences to Saudi Arabia

    ‘We have decided that, in the current situation, no new licences are to be granted for exports of defence-related products or dual-use items for military use to Saudi Arabia. We stopped processing new applications some time ago, pending this decision. Norway has never allowed exports of arms or ammunition to Saudi Arabia,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Norway to open embassy in Georgia

    Norway has decided to open an embassy in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi.

  • Norway supports establishment of marine protected areas in Antarctica

    ‘Norway supports the establishment of a Marine Protected Area in the Weddell Sea, as well as the establishment of MPAs in other parts of Antarctica. It is not correct that Norway voted against a proposal on protection of the Weddell Sea, as some people have claimed,’ said Audun Halvorsen, State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • Opening statement at conference on fragility, taxation and state building

    Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup's opening statement at the conference "The New Politics of Development: Fragility, Taxation and State Building"  - by Christian Michelsen Institute, Nupi and Tax Justice Network.

    By Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup Oslo, 8 November

  • Foreign Minister Eriksen Søreide visits South Sudan

    ‘I am in Juba to show my support for the new peace agreement and the vital humanitarian efforts in South Sudan. A great responsibility now lies with the parties to comply with the agreement and build peace. Norway is increasing its support for education, health and food security in South Sudan by NOK 145 million,’ Ms Eriksen Søreide said.

  • Fund Performance

    The GPFN generated a nominal rate of return of 4.3 percent in the first half of 2017, as measured in Norwegian kroner and before the deduction of asset management costs. The equity and fixed-income portfolios produced an aggregate return of 7.2 percent and - 0.03 percent, respectively.

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