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  • Ola Elvestuen appointed as new Minister of Climate and Environment

    2018-01-19 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    At the State Council on Friday the 17 of January, Ola Evestuen was appointed as Minister of Climate and Environment.

  • Trine Skei Grande becomes Minister of Culture

    2018-01-19 News story Ministry of Culture

    “Cultural policy is more important than ever, and key for the development of an inclusive society. Culture builds community, and is an important factor in finding a new direction for Norwegian society,” says newly appointed Minister of Culture Trine

  • Changes in the Ministry

    2018-01-18 News story Ministry of Education and Research

    In an extraordinary session of the Council of State , the King has made changes in the Government. The Ministry of Education and Research now has two ministers and integration as a new responsibility.

  • Changes among the political advisers

    2018-01-17 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    After the changes in the Government today, the Office of the Prime Minister has made changes among the political advisers.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    2018-01-17 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s extraordinary session of the Council of State, the King has made changes in the list of state secretaries.

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    Changes in the Government

    2018-01-17 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In an extraordinary session of the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Government.

  • APA 2017 – Record number of licenses awarded for further exploration of the Norwegian continental shelf

    2018-01-16 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy offers the industry 75 production licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf in the Award in Pre-Defined Areas 2017 (APA 2017) licensing round.

  • Expert reports on the GPFG

    2018-01-15 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance today publishes reports from two expert groups on the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). The reports will be a part of the Ministry’s assessment of Norges Bank’s active management of the Fund and investments in unlisted

  • The Troika on Cessation of Hostilities Violations in South Sudan

    2018-01-12 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.

  • Prime Minister Erna Solberg to meet President Donald Trump

    2018-01-10 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    ‘The US and Norway cooperate closely. We are also close allies, and I am looking forward to a constructive meeting,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • EU and Norway to convene an extraordinary session of the international donor group for Palestine (AHLC)

    2018-01-10 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway's Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide and EU's High Representative Federica Mogherini have decided to convene an extraordinary session of the international donor group for Palestine, the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC).

  • Verdict in the lawsuit regarding the 23rd licensing round

    2018-01-04 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Oslo District Court has found in favour of the Norwegian Government that the decision to award production licences in the 23rd licensing round is valid.

  • Norway provided more than NOK 2.5 billion to the Syria crisis in 2017

    2018-01-03 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    In 2017, Norway maintained its substantial humanitarian support for civilians affected by the conflict in Syria. ‘The war in Syria is a terrible tragedy that has caused several hundred thousand deaths and forced millions of civilians to flee their

  • Suspension of export licences to the United Arab Emirates

    2018-01-03 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    On the basis of a comprehensive assessment of the situation in Yemen and the increasing risks associated with the United Arab Emirates’ military engagement in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided on 19 December 2017 to suspend

  • The Troika Welcomes the Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities, Protection of Civilians and Humanitarian Access Concerning the Conflict in South Sudan

    2017-12-21 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    This statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.

  • China to establish a national carbon trading market

    2017-12-20 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    China has announced the creation of what is expected to be the world's largest carbon trading market. The market initially covers the power sector, but will gradually expand to include industry and other sectors.

  • Agreement on EEA and Norway Grants to Poland

    2017-12-20 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Today, Norway signed extensive new MoUs with Poland on the use of funding under the EEA and Norway Grants amounting to EUR 809.3 million. The business and innovation sector will be significantly strengthened. Justice and home affairs, energy and

  • Norway to provide NOK 115 million to UN Peacebuilding Fund

    2017-12-18 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway is providing NOK 115 million in funding to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund. ‘Conflict prevention is good development policy and smart aid. That is why we are now increasing our contribution to the UN Peacebuilding Fund,’ said Minister

  • Restrictive measures against Venezuela

    2017-12-15 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has today introduced restrictive measures against Venezuela. These measures are a response to the negative developments in the country.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    2017-12-15 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has honourably discharged Mr. Elnar Remi Holmen as state secretary to Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes, as of 22 December 2017.