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  • Norway welcomes USMC rotational training and exercises

    Press release Published: 2016-10-24

    The U.S. Marine Corps will establish a limited rotational force presence of approximately 330 Marines in Vaernes, Norway beginning in January 2017.

  • Ministers meet to discuss international trade in Oslo

    Press release Published: 2016-10-22

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende played host when ministers from 25 countries and the Director-General of the WTO gathered in Oslo for informal talks on Friday and Saturday. International trade, preparations for the WTO's next ministerial conference in Argentina in December 2017 and the continuing work in the organization were among the topics discussed.

  • State Ownership Report 2015

    News story Published: 2016-10-21

    The State Ownership Report is an annual publication that gives an overview and review of all of the companies with state ownership, emphasizing the companies' performance last year.

  • New ambassadors from Greece, India, Honduras and Moldova

    News story Published: 2016-10-20

    Four new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 20 October 2016.

  • Norway increases humanitarian support to Afghanistan

    Press release Published: 2016-10-18

    ‘Several hundred thousand Afghans who have been refugees in Pakistan are now returning home. This has created a vast need for humanitarian aid. Norway is therefore increasing its humanitarian support to Afghanistan by NOK 64 million,’ Foreign Minister Børge Brende said.

  • Norway provides NOK 53 million to drought victims in Malawi

    News story Published: 2016-10-18

    ‘Malawi is on the brink of the most serious humanitarian crisis in its history. We have therefore reallocated around NOK 53 million to alleviate the acute need in the country,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Broadcasts and video

  • Web TV

    Making peace in practice

    Broadcast 2016-06-06, 15:00

    Foreign Minister Børge Brende and the UN invite you to meet some of the top experts on peace negotiations and discuss how to make peace in practice.

  • Web TV Webcast: World No Tobacco day

    Broadcast 2016-05-31, 09:00

    We now see a global domino effect in implementing plain packaging of tobacco products. WHO launches this year’s World No Tobacco Day from Oslo Tuesday, 31 May.

  • Web TV The IMF says Norway’s economic institutions have proven their effectiveness

    Broadcast 2016-05-19, 10:00

    Today a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented its annual assessment of the Norwegian economy and Norwegian economic policy.

  • Web TV Culture budget targets both innovation and tradition

    Broadcast 2015-10-07, 13:00

    The Government’s cultural policy is aimed at promoting a cultural sphere based on local participation. Culture is where the people are. Delegating authority to and strengthening the regions will thus continue to comprise an important part of the cultural policy framework in years to come.

  • Web TV Live streaming from Education Summit

    Broadcast 2015-07-07, 15:30

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Crown Prince Haakon will attend the opening of the Summit.

  • Web TV The IMF presents views on the Norwegian economy 2015

    Broadcast 2015-05-28, 10:00

    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.

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