Former State Secretary Hans Brattskar's speeches and articles

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  • Fighting fisheries crime

    Speech held in Copenhagen at the 4th International FishCrime symposium, October 15th.

    By Minister of Fisheries Harald Tom Nesvik

  • Norway to provide NOK 450 million for development in Somalia

    During the World Bank’s annual meeting in Bali, Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup signed an agreement committing Norway to contribute NOK 450 million to Somalia through the World Bank’s Multi Partner Fund for Somalia for the next three-year period.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn as state secretary to Minister of Climate and Environment, Mr. Ola Elvestuen. At the same time, Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn, has been discharged as state secretary to Minister of Justice and Public Security, Mr. Tor Mikkel Wara.

  • Address on marin litter

    State Secretary Jens Frølich Holte's address at the seminar Stepping Up to Stop Marine Plastic Pollution in Washington, D.C., USA.

    By State Secretary Jens Frølich Holte Washington, D.C., 11 October

  • Report on Norwegian Flag State Performance

    At its 31 session in 2014 the FAO Committee on Fisheries adopted the Voluntary Guidelines on Flag State Performance as a complementary tool in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

  • Opening statement at the Frankfurt Book Fair

    The literary programme is the beating heart of the Norwegian Guest of Honour project.

    By State Secretary Marianne Hagen The Frankfurt Book Fair, 11 October 2018

  • The National Budget 2019: Continued focus on transport and communications

    “The government’s focus on transport and communications links the nation ever closer together. We are building roads and railways at a pace never before seen, with particular focus on technology. In pursuing our objectives in this sector we are making life easier for the majority of citizens, supporting the competitiveness of our trade, industry and commerce, and developing and expanding population and commercial regions. The government proposes an investment of 73.1 billion kroner in transport and communications. This is an increase of 5.4 billion kroner or 7.9 percent compared to the balanced budget for 2018. This proposal results in an impressive 75 percent increase in the transport and communications budget since 2013”.

  • Changes among the political advisers

    The Office of the Prime Minister has as of 10 October 2018 appointed Mr. Bjørn Siem Knudsen as political adviser to Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mr. Kjell-Børge Freiberg.

  • The Food Nation Norway action program

    The vision of Food Nation Norway must be followed by specific action to become reality. The government has decided to draft an action program for Food Nation Norway as part of the follow-up.

  • Dialogue meetings

    Jon Georg Dale, at the time Minister of Food and Agriculture, invited a business delegation to a dialogue meeting during the opening of the International Green Week 2018 in Berlin. This year's delegation placed Food Nation Norway on the agenda at its dialogue meeting. The dialogue meeting and the industry delegation is a useful arena for discussing and anchoring issues that cut across food, tourism and business development. The delegation met again on the occasion of the opening of Matstreif, the "National Taste Tour" food fair . There they committed to more specific initiatives to follow up in the development of Food Nation Norway.

  • The story of Norwegian food

    In the tourism strategy - "Experiences for all tastes", the government has undertaken to write the main story of Norwegian food.

  • Prop. 1 LS (2018 – 2019) Taxes 2019

    Proposition to the Storting (bill and draft resolution) for the fiscal year 2019

  • National budget 2019: Increased efforts on carbon capture and storage

    In the national budget for 2019, the Norwegian government proposes to allocate about NOK 670 million to work on carbon capture and storage (CCS). This is an increase of more than NOK 160 million compared to the final budget for 2018.

  • National Budget 2019: Mapping of petroleum resources in the Northern parts of the Barents Sea

    The government proposes to increase funding to geological surveying with NOK 50 million, to continue the acquisition of knowledge through mapping of the petroleum resources in the Northern parts of the Barents Sea.

  • National budget 2019: NOK 286 billion in net revenue from the petroleum industry in 2019

    The State’s net cash flow from the petroleum industry in 2019 is estimated to about NOK 286 billion.

  • Meld. St. 1 (2018–2019) National Budget 2019

    Norway is a country of great opportunities. High labour utilisation and high productivity are the foundations for high economic growth throughout the country. The Government’s eco-nomic policy is based on the premise that wealth needs to be created before it can be shared.

  • Priority given to countries affected by conflict and fragility, humanitarian assistance, and human rights

    ‘International institutions and joint solutions are under pressure. At the same time, global security challenges are becoming more complex. In the 2019 budget, the Government has therefore proposed to increase the allocation to countries affected by conflict and fragility and to people in need, and to step up efforts to promote human rights,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Restructured budget proposal for 2019 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has restructured its budget. The Ministry’s budget proposal for 2019 is shorter and more concise than previously, and many allocations have been consolidated thematically.

  • Increased funding for Europe’s southern and eastern neighbourhood

    ‘Parts of Europe’s southern and eastern neighbourhood are still severely affected by fragility and conflict . Much of the Sahel region, for example, remains unstable and provides a breeding ground for a variety of threats ranging from extremism to state collapse. The Government has therefore proposed a substantial increase in funding for these areas,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Increase of NOK 250 million to humanitarian crises

    The Government proposes to increase the humanitarian budget by about NOK 250 million in 2019.

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