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  • Web TV The IMF presents views on the Norwegian economy

    Press release Published: 2015-05-28

    Today a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented its annual assessment of the Norwegian economy and Norwegian economic policy. The mission concludes that the Government's economic program is well adapted to the subdued growth in the Norwegian economy.

  • Young people and politicians gather to fight extremism

    Press release Published: 2015-05-26

    Around 200 young people and representatives of governments and local authorities from throughout Europe will be gathering in Oslo on 4–5 June to come up with strategies that can help stem the tide of violent extremism.

  • Norway to fund new migrant reception centre in Greece

    Press release Published: 2015-05-26

    The authorities in Greece and Norway have agreed to use funding from the EEA and Norway Grants to set up a new reception centre on the island of Lesvos, as part of Norway's contribution to alleviating the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

  • Norway to provide an additional NOK 10 million in humanitarian aid to Rakhine state in Myanmar

    Press release Published: 2015-05-26

    'I am deeply concerned about the plight of the refugees in the Indian Ocean. There is an urgent need to support measures in Rakhine state to prevent more people becoming victims of human trafficking. Norway is therefore providing an additional NOK 10 million in humanitarian aid to Rakhine state in Myanmar,' Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende said.

  • Norway disappointed over lack of consensus at NPT Review Conference

    Press release Published: 2015-05-23

    ‘It is disappointing that the Review Conference of the parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) did not result in consensus on an outcome document. Having said this, it is encouraging that the initiative on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons has now become an integral part of the discussions on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Oslo Conference on Safe Schools

    Press release Published: 2015-05-20

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is hosting an international conference in Oslo from 28 to 29 May entitled ‘Protecting Education from Attack’. Foreign Minister Børge Brende will open the conference, and states represented at the conference will be encouraged to endorse a Safe Schools Declaration.

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Speeches and statements

  • 75th anniversary of the recapture of Narvik

    Speech/article Published: 2015-05-28

    His Majesty The Crown prince, The President of the Storting and Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide participated together at the 75th anniversary of the recapture of Narvik. The Minister of Defence held this speech during the opening ceremony.

  • Speech by Øystein Bø at WWII Memorial Ceremony in Washington DC

    Speech/article Published: 2015-05-27

    Norwegian Deputy Minister of Defence, Mr. Øystein Bø, held a speech at WWII Memorial Ceremony in Washington DC, May 25 2015. He also had an office call with his counterpart in Pentagon during his visit to the US.

  • Opening Speech at Oslo Freedom Forum

    Speech/article Published: 2015-05-26

    Foreign Minister Børge Brende's opening speech at Oslo Freedom Forum - where the main topic was "Living in truth" with reference to  Vaclav Havel's essay «the Power of the Powerless» on how individuals can challenge suppression and unjustice.

  • Opening speech at EUIKT15

    Speech/article Published: 2015-05-26

    European ICT-policy conference on the Digital Single Market in Oslo, 26 May 2015.

  • Drivers, dynamics and challenges of increased migration across the Mediterranean

    Speech/article Published: 2015-05-20

    State Secretary Ingvild Næss Stub's speech at the seminar "A Humanitarian Crisis on the Doorstep of Europe" arranged by Prio (the Peace Research Institute Oslo) 20 August 2015.

  • UNFF 11

    Speech/article Published: 2015-05-14

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  • Web TV The IMF presents views on the Norwegian economy

    Broadcast 2015-05-28, 10:30

    Today a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented its annual assessment of the Norwegian economy and Norwegian economic policy. The mission concludes that the Government's economic program is well adapted to the subdued growth in the Norwegian economy.

  • Web TV Launch of UN70: A new agenda

    Broadcast 2015-02-17, 10:00

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende launched the Ministry’s "UN70: A new agenda" project at an open meeting on 17 February.

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