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  • Norway’s exit strategy for the coronavirus crisis – producing more and making working life more inclusive

    Press release Date: 02/06/2020

    Today, the Norwegian Government has presented an economic package to strengthen the position of Norwegian businesses and workplaces and promote green transformation of the economy. This is Norway’s road out of the coronavirus crisis.

  • Reopening of border between Norway and Denmark from 15 June

    Press release Date: 29/05/2020

    Norway and Denmark have agreed to reopen their borders to allow travel between the two countries. This means that means that quarantine on arrival and entry restrictions no longer apply, and Denmark is excepted from the advice against non-essential travel to all countries issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Work is also under way to enable Norway to open up its borders to allow travel within the Nordic region as a whole.

  • Hong Kong: Important to safeguard human rights and rule of law

    News story Date: 27/05/2020

    'We are concerned about the development in Hong Kong. It is important to safeguard human rights and rule of law in Hong Kong under the framework of “one country, two systems”. An open and inclusive dialogue with the population is key for future development i Hong Kong' says Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide in a statement.

  • Norway to establish embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Press release Date: 26/05/2020

    Norway is strengthening its relations with the Democratic Republic of Congo and is now establishing an embassy in Kinshasa.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    Press release Date: 26/05/2020

    In today’s session of the Council of State, The King has appointed Mr. Erik Lunde as State Secretary in a 50 percent position to Minister of Children and Family, Mr. Kjell Ingolf Ropstad, as of 27 May 2020.

  • Norwegian support to Venezuelan refugees and migrants

    News story Date: 26/05/2020

    The economic and political crisis in Venezuela has created a serious humanitarian situation that is affecting large parts of the population. Some 5 million people have left the country. At a donor conference today, organised by Spain and the European Commission, Norway reaffirmed its humanitarian support for Venezuela and its neighbouring countries.

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  • Web TV

    The Government’s second press conference for children

    Broadcast 15/04/2020, 12:00

    The Coronavirus situation has changed. To provide new answers, the Norwegian government, held a second press conference for children.

  • Web TV Norway's PM Holds Coronavirus Press Conference For Kids

    Broadcast 16/03/2020, 10:00

    Many children have questions about the Coronavirus. To provide answers, the Norwegian government, is holding a press conference for them.

  • Web TV OECD on Norway: High living standard, appropriate economic policy, but narrower fiscal space

    Broadcast 09/12/2019, 10:30

    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 output and comprehensive public services for the future is a challenge.

  • Web TV Launch of new strategy against non-communicable diseases

    Broadcast 22/11/2019, 14:00

    Norway will launch first-ever strategy to combat non-communicable diseases as a pillar of international health and development cooperation on 22 November.

  • Web TV Norway to host Our Ocean Conference on 23-24 October

    Broadcast 24/10/2019, 09:00

    ‘The world is facing major challenges, and in the future there will be a need for more food, more jobs, more energy and more transport. The ocean holds the key to solving many of these challenges, but can only do so if we ensure that it is clean, healthy and productive. The Our Ocean conference will be an important meeting place for all those who want to improve the state of the ocean,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • Web TV ‘Oslo Forum’ – annual retreat on conflict mediation 18-19 June 2019

    Broadcast 18/06/2019, 09:00

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide is hosting the annual Oslo Forum on 18 and 19 June, bringing together experts from all over the world for discussions on current peacemaking trends and challenges.

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