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  • Norway pledges additional NOK 45 million in aid to Lebanon

    Press release Date: 09/08/2020

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide participated today in a virtual international donor conference on support to Beirut and the Lebanese people following the devastating explosion on 4 August. The conference, which was convened by French President Emmanuel Macron, brought together Lebanon’s largest donors.

  • Norway to send emergency medical supplies to Lebanon

    News story Date: 07/08/2020

    The Norwegian Government has decided to increase its humanitarian aid to Lebanon by up to NOK 25 million. This additional funding will be used to send 40 tons of medical equipment to Lebanon to help alleviate the emergency situation caused by the devastating explosion in Beirut earlier this week.

  • Twelve years since the outbreak of the Russo-Georgian War

    News story Date: 07/08/2020

    Twelve years after the war in Georgia, Russian troops are still on Georgian soil and the conflict remains unresolved. ‘Once again we call on Russia to comply with the 2008 ceasefire agreement and pull its forces out of Georgia,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Changes in the travel advice for the Czech Republic, France, Monaco and Switzerland

    Press release Date: 06/08/2020

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now advising against non-essential travel to the Czech Republic, France, Monaco and Switzerland. Changes are also being made to the travel advice for several regions in Sweden.

  • Change in the travel advice for Belgium

    Press release Date: 30/07/2020

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now advising against non-essential travel to Belgium. This change will apply from 1 August.

  • Stricter regulation for tourist fisheries in Norway

    News story Date: 30/07/2020

    The Minister of Fisheries and Seafood has decided to make changes to the regulation for tourist fisheries in Norway. The changes will be implemented January 1st 2021.

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    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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