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  • Norway to provide NOK 135 million in emergency aid to South Sudan

    Press release Date: 2017-02-22

    The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan is now so severe that the UN has declared a famine in parts of the country. ‘The situation is acute. We must act now to save lives. Norway is therefore providing NOK 135 million for emergency relief efforts in South Sudan,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Mid-Term Review of the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014

    News story Date: 2017-02-22

    The EEA and Norway Grants 2009-14 will deliver agreed results and produce long-term impacts when the funding period terminates later this year, an independent mid-term review concludes.

  • The Basis for Wage Settlements in 2017 – Preliminary Report

    Press release Date: 2017-02-20

    Press release from the Norwegian Technical Calculation Committee for Wage Settlements.

  • Government increases support for women's health and safe abortion

    Press release Date: 2017-02-18

    'Norway plays a leading role in the work to promote global health, and is one of the largest donors to gender equality and women's health efforts. The Government is increasing its support for family planning and safe abortion by NOK 85 million compared with 2016. We will continue to be a driving force for women's health internationally. At a time when this agenda has come under pressure, a joint effort is particularly important,' said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • Sudan – joint Troika statement

    News story Date: 2017-02-17

    In a joint statement the Troika (USA, United Kingdom and Norway) expresses its continued support to the African Union led peace process.

  • Increased equity share in the Government Pension Fund Global and adjustment to the expected rate of return in the fiscal policy guidelines

    Press release Date: 2017-02-16

    The government has today made two decisions significant to the management of the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and to fiscal policy. The government will submit to parliament a recommendation to increase the equity share in the fund to 70 per cent. The government will also propose a downwards revision of the expected real rate of return of the fund from 4 per cent to 3 per cent. This estimate is important in the fiscal policy guidelines.

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    Media advisory for the Oslo Humanitarian Conference on Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region

    Broadcast 2017-02-24, 13:00

    Norway is co-hosting the Oslo Humanitarian Conference on 24 February, together with Germany, Nigeria and the UN. The deadline for applications for media accreditation is 21 February.

  • Web TV Donor conference in Oslo for Nigeria and Lake Chad region on 24 February

    Broadcast 2017-02-24, 09:00

    Norway, together with Nigeria, Germany and UN Ocha will host an international donor conference in Oslo on 24 February. ‘A major humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region. This crisis has been largely overlooked. We are therefore seeking to mobilise greater international involvement and increased funding for humanitarian efforts to prevent the situation from deteriorating further,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Web TV Colombia

    Broadcast 2016-12-13, 14:00

    NEWS: High level event Tuesday Dec 13th in Oslo: "Colombia: Climate Change, Peace and Forests." Watch live stream on this page! Vea el evento "Colombia: Paz, Cambio Climático y Bosques"

  • Web TV Conference: The impact of fiscal policy on the economy

    Broadcast 2016-12-13, 12:00

    The Ministry of Finance’s advisory panel on macroeconomic models and methods hosts a conference on the impact of fiscal policy on the economy, on Tuesday 13th December.

  • 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.

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