Press release Date: 15/07/2019
Today, on 15 July, Norway and the United Nations marked the start of a new partnership on strengthening international tax policy and enhancing domestic tax capacity. Norway will provide a total of NOK 35 million to the UN Tax Trust Fund over the next three years.
Press release Date: 12/07/2019
“Opinions are divided on the new government building complex. There are feelings and views related to the physical reminders of the terrorist attack on 22 July 2011, the history of the area, and how the new government building complex will work in the city. We have therefore chosen to present an update on the work so far. Now the Storting will have the opportunity to voice its opinion on the project,” says Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland.
Press release Date: 11/07/2019
We announce that the representatives of the main political actors in Venezuela are continuing the negotiations that were initiated in Oslo.
Press release Date: 07/07/2019
We announce that the representatives of the main political actors in Venezuela have decided to continue the negotiation process facilitated by Norway.
News story Date: 04/07/2019
Norway stands by our Climate and Forest Agreement with Brazil. From Norway's point of view, the Amazon fund has worked well until now. It would be a setback if the fund, which has been an important inspiration to other tropical forest countries, is terminated. Entering a form of cooperation with Brazil that weakens the foundation of our partnership is not an option, says Norway's Minister of Climate- and Environment Ola Elvestuen.
News story Date: 03/07/2019
Environment Ministers from Norway and 13 other countries are calling for a more ambitious and effective agreement for biodiversity, to be agreed in China in 2020 .
Speeches and statements
Speech/statement Date: 04/07/2019
Prime Minister Erna Solberg's speech at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government Meeting in St. Lucia, 4 June 2019.
Speech/statement Date: 28/06/2019
Opening statement held by State Secretary Aksel Jakobsen at the 2019 Distric Health Information System (DHIS2) Annual Conference
Speech/statement Date: 24/06/2019
Speech/statement Date: 19/06/2019
State Secretary Marianne Hagen's statement at a ministerial conference on maritime security in the Western Indian Ocean.
Speech/statement Date: 18/06/2019
Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg gave the opening speech at the Trondheim CCS Conference on June 18th 2019.
Speech/statement Date: 14/06/2019
State Secretary Marianne Hagen's final remarks at the Global Expert Group Meeting on Corruption involving Vast Quantities of Assets.