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  • Nordic 5G Action Plan

    Press release Date: 2017-02-28

    The Finnish Minister Mrs. Anne Berner, the Swedish Minister Mr. Peter Eriksson and the Norwegian State Secretary Mr. Reynir Jóhannesson have discussed the possibility of joining forces to facilitate the development of 5G, by establishing a Nordic-Baltic 5G Action Plan open to all the Nordic-Baltic States, to complement in particular the initiatives to be launched at the Nordic-Baltic conference on digitalisation, "Digital North" to be held in Oslo on April 25th, organised under Norwegian presidency of the Nordic Council.

  • New seeds from Syria to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

    News story Date: 2017-02-27

    For the first time, seeds that had been retrieved from secure storage have been returned to the seed vault in Svalbard. Forced to retrieve seed deposits from Svalbard in the fall of 2015, the international research centre ICARDA, previously operating out of Aleppo, Syria, was last week returning newly recultivated seed stock.

  • Norway urges Israel to cancel demolition order

    News story Date: 2017-02-24

    The Israeli authorities have issued an order for the demolition of several buildings and other infrastructure in the Bedouin village Khan al Ahmar in the West Bank.

  • Chair's Outcome Statement

    News story Date: 2017-02-24

    The conference brought together 24 countries, 20 international and regional organisations, and representatives of local and international civil society and in total, pledges for financial support surpassed USD 672 million. Read the chair's outcome statement.

  • Oslo Humanitarian Conference for Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region raises $672 million to help people in need

    News story Date: 2017-02-24

    At the conference, 14 donors pledged $458 million for relief in 2017 and an additional $214 million was announced for 2018 and beyond.

  • Change among the political advisers

    Press release Date: 2017-02-24

    The Office of the Prime Minister has as of 1 March 2017 appointed Mr. Arne-Petter Lorentzen as political adviser to Minister of Justice and Public Security Per-Willy Amundsen.

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Broadcasts and video

  • Web TV

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

    Broadcast 2017-02-24, 14:10

    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 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 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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