12/12/2019 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Three new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 12 December 2019.
11/12/2019 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs
On December 10 the various Sudanese armed opposition groups met in Juba to resume peace talks. The success of these talks will be critical in Sudan’s journey towards ensuring lasting peace. The United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway (the
11/12/2019 Press release Ministry of Finance
The Ministry of Finance will adopt amendments to banks’ capital requirements effective from year-end 2020, with a two-year transitional rule for smaller banks. The systemic risk buffer requirement will be increased from 3 to 4.5 per cent, and new
11/12/2019 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment
Colombia is committing to ambitious goals to reduce deforestation and to launch large-scale programmes in support of forest conservation and ethnic groups. Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom will contribute up to 360 million USD to help Colombia
11/12/2019 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister
Statement by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the press meeting after meeting with Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Prime Minister of Etiopia, Mr. Abiy Ahmed.
By Prime Minister Erna Solberg Government Guest House
11/12/2019 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Opening statement by state secretary Marianne Hagen at the Friends of Sudan-meeting in Khartoum 11 December.
By State Secretary Marianne Hagen Khartoum, 11 December
Signing ceremony of the renewed Joint Declaration of Intent: Strengthened efforts to tackle deforestation i Colombia10/12/2019 Press release Ministry of Climate and Environment
On Wedenesday December 11. Colombia, Germany, Norway and UK will announce their joint commitment to step up efforts to protect forests, biodiversity and promote sustainable development. The signing ceremony will take place at COP25 and the press
10/12/2019 Speech/statement Ministry of Climate and Environment
The Norwegian Natonal Statement at the UN Climate Conference (The COP25) in Madrid 2019. Held by Minister Ola Elvestuen Tuesday 10th of December.
09/12/2019 Press release Ministry of Finance
The OECD today presented its biannual survey of the Norwegian economy with recommendations on how to meet challenges ahead. The survey emphasizes that economic growth is robust and economic policy appropriate. Yet, sustaining high levels of economic
05/12/2019 News story Ministry of Finance
The Ministry of Finance has today adopted an amendment to the Norwegian implementation of the Solvency II framework. The amendment aims to better align the capital requirements for insurers and banks regarding residential real estate exposures.
05/12/2019 Speech/statement Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation
Within the framework of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, a three-days (4-6 December 2019) International Conference is organized at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France
By State Secretary Anne Karin Olli Paris, December 5th 2019
05/12/2019 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Climate and Environment, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
‘In the fight against marine litter, it is vital to strengthen the capacity to prevent pollution from shipping and fisheries in developing countries. Norway is therefore allocating NOK 40 million to a new project under the International Maritime
04/12/2019 Speech/statement Ministry of Defence
Op Ed published in Defense News 2. Dec. 2019
02/12/2019 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health and Care Services, Ministry of Justice and Public Security
The Government of Samoa has declared a state of emergency in order to respond to the measles outbreak in the country, which is mainly affecting children. The World Health Organization (WHO) has asked European countries for assistance in responding
02/12/2019 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister
Statement by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25, in Madrid 2 December 2019.
By Prime Minister Erna Solberg Madrid
29/11/2019 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide's closing statement at the Fourth Review Conference of the Mine Ban Convention in Oslo 29 November 2019.
By Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide Oslo, 29 November 2019
29/11/2019 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs
‘Under the Norwegian presidency, the new and ambitious Oslo Action Plan is being adopted to step up action against landmines. The Action Plan is an important step towards the goal of a mine-free world by 2025,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine
29/11/2019 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden are in the process of becoming shareholders of the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (Instex), they say in a joint statement.
29/11/2019 Press release Ministry of Finance
The King in Council has today appointed members to the Executive Board of Norges Bank (the central bank of Norway). Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen and Deputy Governor Egil Matsen have been appointed First Deputy Chair and Second Deputy Chair,
29/11/2019 Press release Office of the Prime Minister
In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed Mr. Alf Erik Bergstøl Andersen as state secretary to Minister of Justice and Immigration, Mr. Jøran André Smedal Kallmyr. Mr. Tom Staahle is appointed as state secretary to Minister