Find news

  • Content type

    News

Showing 101-120 of 287 results.

Sort by: Published Relevance

  • New sanctions against Russia incorporated into Norwegian law

    24/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘It is important to continue exerting pressure on President Putin and the individuals and entities who gain the most from and support his regime. We have now also incorporated the latest package of sanctions imposed by the EU into Norwegian law. We

  • NATO Summit demonstrates strength of transatlantic solidarity

    24/03/2022 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    ‘The fact that NATO heads of state and government are convening for the second time in less than a month to discuss our joint response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, shows clearly allied unity in NATO. Russia has underestimated the strength and

  • Disappointed by education ban for girls

    23/03/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'Very disappointed by reports that Taliban's leadership continues to ban girls from secondary education', Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt said.

  • Norway to take in Ukrainian refugees from Moldova and assist in medical evacuation

    22/03/2022 Press release Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Health and Care Services, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    In response to a request from Moldova, the Norwegian Government has agreed to help the country by bringing Ukrainian refugees from Moldova to Norway. In addition, Norway will transport Ukrainian refugees needing medical care to Norwegian hospitals

  • Norway to increase short term defence spending in 2022

    21/03/2022 News story Ministry of Defence

    - Pending parliamentary approval, the Norwegian Government has allocated NOK 3 billion to increase the activity and preparedness of the Norwegian Armed Forces in 2022. The proposed spending will for the most part be dedicated to strengthen our

  • The Norwegian Government is offering financial security to Ukrainian, Russian, and Belarusian students in Norway

    19/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Education and Research

    The Norwegian Government wants to help Ukrainian, Russian, and Belarusian students in a difficult situation. Students who are struggling financially due to the war will now receive funding to cover their subsistence costs.

  • Strengthening civil emergency preparedness

    18/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The Norwegian Government is proposing strengthening key aspects of emergency preparedness and civil protection

  • Sanctions against Russia incorporated into Norwegian law

    18/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    ‘Today, the most wide-ranging package of sanctions ever imposed by Norway has been incorporated by the Government into Norwegian law. The sanctions are a response to Russia’s illegal attack on Ukraine and also an expression of Norway’s solidarity

  • New UN mandate in Afghanistan

    17/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘This is an important day for Afghanistan. The renewed mandate will enable the UN to continue its work in the country and provide assistance to civilians at this very difficult time. As the international community's leading representative in

  • APA 2022 for public consultation: Facilitating further exploration

    17/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has today sent a proposal to announce the licensing round APA 2022 (Award in Pre-defined Areas) for public consultation.

  • The Region of Flanders and Norway join forces in the energy transition

    17/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    On March 17, Minister-President of the Government of Flanders, Mr. Jan Jambon (left) met with the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Aasland, in Oslo.

  • Enabling high Norwegian Gas Production

    16/03/2022 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has approved applications for revised production permits for the Oseberg, Troll and Heidrun fields.

  • Statement on mass execution in Saudi Arabia

    14/03/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'The mass execution of 81 people in Saudi Arabia on 12 March is deeply concerning. Norway opposes the use of the death penalty under any circumstances. We call on Saudi Arabia to impose a moratorium on the use of death penalty as a first step

  • Changes among the political advisers

    14/03/2022 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Ms. Emilie Kirkeby-Garstad as political adviser to Minister of Justice and Public Security Emilie Enger Mehl.

  • A new normal for Norway

    14/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Norwegian economy is booming. COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and we are heading out of the pandemic. Economic growth is strong, unemployment is low. A shortage of labor is leading to mounting pressure. At the same time, the war in Ukraine

  • The Norwegian Government is decentralising asylum registration in connection with the war in Ukraine

    12/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Due to the large number of Ukrainian refugees in Europe, the Norwegian Government is now making sure that asylum seekers can register at several locations throughout the country. This will make it easier for Ukrainians to apply for asylum wherever

  • Temporary collective protection for Ukrainian refugees

    11/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Today the Norwegian Government has enacted a scheme to offer temporary collective protection for one year to people displaced from Ukraine. This scheme primarily covers Ukrainian citizens who were resident in Ukraine until the war broke out.

  • Norway seeking seat on UNESCO Executive Board

    09/03/2022 Press release Ministry of Education and Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway is the Nordic region’s candidate for a seat on the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the period 2025-2029.

  • Statement of Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the European Union regarding Barents Euro-Arctic cooperation

    09/03/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the European Union have condemned in the strongest possible terms Russia's unprecedented military aggression against Ukraine.

  • Statement by the European Union, Iceland and Norway regarding the Northern Dimension policy

    09/03/2022 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The European Union, Iceland and Norway have condemned in the strongest possible terms Russia's unprecedented military aggression against Ukraine. By its unprovoked and unjustified military actions, Russia is grossly violating international law and