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  • Comment after mass detentions in Moscow

    24/01/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'Norway is concerned by mass detentions of peaceful demonstrators in Moscow and other Russian cities. We call for their immediate release and expect Russia to adhere to its international obligations to ensure freedom of speech and freedom of

  • Stricter rules for testing and quarantine upon arrival to stop coronavirus mutation

    23/01/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The requirement to present a negative SARS-CoV-2 test prior to arrival when travelling to Norway is being amended to require a test taken 24 hours prior to departure instead of 72 hours. Furthermore, all persons who have been to the UK, South Africa

  • Stricter rules for testing and quarantine upon arrival to stop coronavirus mutation

    23/01/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The requirement to present a negative SARS-CoV-2 test prior to arrival when travelling to Norway is being amended to require a test taken 24 hours prior to departure instead of 72 hours. Furthermore, all persons who have been to the UK, South Africa

  • Strict measures in ten municipalities following UK COVID-19 mutation outbreak

    23/01/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    In order to halt the outbreak of the UK mutation in Nordre Follo, the Government has decided to impose very strict measures from 12.00 on Saturday 23 January in ten municipalities in Eastern Norway. The municipalities support the Government’s

  • Tigray: Human rights must be respected

    22/01/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I am deeply concerned by reports of the use of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Tigray', the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide said.

  • Changes in the travel advice for some hospital districts in Finland

    22/01/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now advising against non-essential travel to the Etelä-Savo Hospital District and Pohjois-Savo Hospital District in Finland.

  • Peace agreement in Colombia on UN Security Council agenda

    21/01/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Security Council receives regular briefings on progress in the implementation of the peace agreement in Colombia, which was signed in 2016. Norway and Cuba were official guarantor countries in the peace process.

  • No indication of causal relationship between COVID-19 vaccination and death

    21/01/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The elderly in nursing homes and residential care homes are prioritised for COVID-19 vaccine in Norway. The majority of those vaccinated are elderly people, often with severe underlying diseases.

  • Norway welcomes US return to Paris Agreement and WHO

    21/01/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘It is very good news that Joe Biden, on his first day as US President, announced that the US will rejoin the Paris Agreement and will remain a member of the World Health Organization (WHO),’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Back to yellow level for all lower and upper secondary schools

    21/01/2021 Press release Ministry of Education and Research

    The national action level is back to yellow for lower and upper secondary schools with effect from Wednesday 20 January. Municipalities with a high infection rate should consider whether to maintain the red level locally.

  • Physical teaching in small groups allowed for students in areas with low infection rates

    21/01/2021 Press release Ministry of Education and Research

    The Norwegian Government recommends that universities, university colleges and tertiary vocational colleges continue to use digital teaching where possible, but that students in areas with low infection rates should have the opportunity to attend

  • Banks should apply caution in distributing profits in the coming months

    20/01/2021 Press release Ministry of Finance

    There is still considerable uncertainty about the economic outlook in Norway and internationally. Banks should therefore, in line with recommendations from the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), apply caution in distributing profits until 30

  • Statement on the Israeli decision to expand the Givat Hamatos settlement on the West Bank

    20/01/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'With EU embassies in Israel Norway voiced our grave concern about the Israeli decision to expand the Givat Hamatos settlement on the West Bank', the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide said.

  • High Interest in Continued Exploration Activity on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

    19/01/2021 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy offers 61 production licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf in the Award in Pre-Defined Areas 2020 (APA 2020).

  • Continuation of most national measures but easing of measures for children and young people

    18/01/2021 Press release Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Health and Care Services

    The Norwegian Government is generally continuing the strict infection control measures to prevent a new wave of infections but is easing some measures for children and young people. The national level of measures for schools is downgraded to yellow,

  • Statement on the arrest of Navalny

    17/01/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I am deeply concerned by the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. We hold the Russian authorities responsible for his well-being and fundamental rights', the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide said.

  • Mandatory testing at the border

    16/01/2021 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The government is introducing mandatory testing at the border for persons who have been to an area that necessitates quarantine upon arrival in Norway. This will apply from Monday 18 January at 17:00.

  • Changes in the travel advice for hospital district in Finland

    15/01/2021 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now advising against non-essential travel to the Kainuu Hospital District in Finland.

  • Norway steps up support to UN’s peacebuilding efforts

    14/01/2021 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘Ending conflicts and building sustainable peace requires a combination of efforts. Norway will continue to play an active role in the Peacebuilding Commission and we have disbursed the first part of our contribution of NOK 500 million over five

  • Invitation to tender: Scheduled air services in Norway - 1 March 2021 – 30 April 2021

    13/01/2021 Press release Ministry of Transport

    The Ministry of Transport invites tenderers to an open tender procedure for the operation of each of the 18 domestic routes that as of January 2021 are included in the temporary publicly subsidised scheduled air services. The deadline for submitting