Former State Secretary Hans Brattskar's speeches and articles

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  • Oceans in Norway's Foreign Policy

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms Ine Eriksen Søreide's address at The Swedish Institute of International Affairs' conference "Global ocean policies - sustainable use and blue growth".

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide Stockholm, 18 April

  • Food safety

    In comparison to other countries, Norway has few problems with food as a disease vector. Although food safety is generally good, it requires a sustained effort to ensure that food remains safe.

  • New requirements on banks’ contingency arrangements for cash

    Today, the Ministry of Finance has clarified in a regulation that banks are required to have arrangements in place to be able to meet increased demand for cash owed to disruptions in the electronic payment systems.

  • New funding period for EEA and Norway Grants with Slovenia

    Today, Norway and Slovenia are signing MoUs on funding totalling EUR 37.7 million for the new funding period for the EEA and Norway Grants. The main focus areas are climate and education.

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    Colombia

    At the climate summit in Paris 30th of November 2015, Colombia, Germany, Norway and the UK announced a groundbreaking partnership to protect Colombia's rainforest.

  • Action against Syrian chemical weapons

    ‘The world has stood unified in condemnation of chemical weapons since the atrocities of World War I. The action taken by France, the United Kingdom and the United States against Syria last night is a clear signal that the use of such weapons has consequences. Norway understands the background that led to last night’s action. Any use of chemical weaponry is prohibited,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Agenda 2030-event

    Speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at an Agenda 2030-event in Mexico City 13 April 2018.

    By Prime Minister Erna Solberg

  • Jubilee for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at a seminar dedicated to celebrating the jubilee for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Mexico City, 13 April 2018.

    By Prime Minister Erna Solberg

  • High level energy seminar

    Opening speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at a high level energy seminar in Mexico City, 13 April 2018.

    By Prime Minister Erna Solberg

  • Address at the Norwegian Shipowners' Association's annual conference

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs took part at the conference - Think Ocean - with the following address.

    By Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide Oslo, 12 April

  • Colombia and Norway strengthens cooperation to reduce deforestation

    On Tuesday April 10th, Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos announced an intention to expand their climate and forest cooperation for five more years. Simultaneously President Santos announced a historic ruling to give autonomy for indigenous peoples, impacting large parts of the Amazon rainforest. Colombia will also freeze all agricultural expansion into forests.

  • Norwegian development aid in 2017

    OECD's official development aid statistics are ready. It shows that Norway provided NOK 34.1 billion on development aid last year. This corresponds to 0.99 per cent of GDI.

  • The tender for the future coastal agreement

    This page provides updated information about the public purchasing process and other relevant documentation related to the competition for future procurement of transport services for the coastal route.

  • Forest and climate partnership

    Speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at a field trip in Leticia, Colombia, 10 April 2018.

    By Prime Minister Erna Solberg

  • New agreement on Environment Protection

    Norway and Bulgaria signs new agreement on environment protection and climate change today in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The agreement has a total budget of 15.3 million euro.

  • A milestone for northern Norway

    Today, The Norwegian Government presents a proposition (draft resolution) to the Parliament (Stortinget) regarding the development plan for the Johan Castberg field. The proposition also includes a status for the petroleum industry.

  • Governance model

    The Ministry of Finance holds the overall responsibility for the management of the Government Pension Fund. The Government Pension Fund comprises the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and the Government Pension Fund Norway (GPFN). The operational management of the two parts of the Fund is carried out by Norges Bank and Folketrygdfondet, respectively, under mandates laid down by the Ministry.

  • Investment Strategy

    The investment strategy of the Government Pension Fund is premised on seeking to maximise the return on fund assets within a moderate level of risk. The strategy is based on assessments of expected return and risk in the long run and is derived from the purpose and distinctive characteristics of the Fund, comparative advantages of the asset manager, as well as assumptions regarding the functioning of the financial markets.The Ministry has attached considerable weight to anchoring the investment strategy in financial theory, research and accumulated experience.

  • Governance framework

    The Storting has, in the Government Pension Fund Act, accorded the Ministry of Finance formal responsibility for the management of the Fund. Operational management of the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) is carried out by Norges Bank. The Ministry has issued provisions on Norges Bank's management in a separate mandate.

  • Governance Framework

    The Storting has in the Government Pension Fund Act, made the Ministry of Finance responsible for the management of the Government Pension Fund Norway (GPFN). The operational management of the Fund is carried out by Folketrygdfondet. The Ministry has issued provisions on the management in a separate mandate.