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  • Change among the state secretaries

    Press release Date: 2018-02-16

    In today’s session of the Council of State, the King has appointed Ms. Frida Blomgren as state secretary to Minister of Culture Trine Skei Grande.

  • The Government's Bioeconomy Strategy

    News story Date: 2018-02-16

    The Government's Bioeconomy Strategy is now available in english. The strategy was developed in a collaboration between the Ministries of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Agriculture and Food, Climate and Environment, Education and Research, Local Government and Modernisation, Petroleum and Energy, Transport and Communications and Foreign Affairs.

  • HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit to visit New York on 7-8 March

    Press release Date: 2018-02-14

    HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit will visit New York on 7-8 March. On 7 March, she will present Innovation Norway's Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award. On International Women's Day, 8 March, she will give the opening speech at a global event hosted by Innovation Norway and UN Women, bringing together thought leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to discuss how to achieve the financial inclusion of women.

  • Norway to increase support to Iraq to USD 44 million

    Press release Date: 2018-02-14

    'Iraqi cities have been freed from the terrorist group ISIL's control. We are now increasing our aid to the liberated areas, so that even more internally displaced people can return home safely,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide, who is participating today in the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq.

  • Expert group to review energy stocks in the GFPG

    News story Date: 2018-02-13

    The Ministry of Finance has today appointed an expert group to review whether the Government Pension Fund Global (GFPG) should invest in energy stocks. The move follows up on advice from Norges Bank in November 2017 to remove the oil and gas sector from the Fund’s equity benchmark index. Furthermore, the Ministry is today seeking views on Norges Bank’s advice in a public consultation and requesting additional information from Norges Bank.

  • Crown Prince Haakon to visit Texas on 13-14 March

    Press release Date: 2018-02-13

    HRH Crown Prince Haakon will visit Austin, Texas, on 13-14 March, to participate at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference. He will be accompanied by a number of Norwegian entrepreneurs, representatives of technology companies and players representing the Norwegian music industry.

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Speeches and statements

  • Ochanomizu University

    Speech/statement Date: 2018-02-14

    Speech by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at Ochanomizu University in Tokyo, Japan, 14 February 2018.

  • Address at conference on sustainable development goals

    Speech/statement Date: 2018-02-09

    Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup's address at the conference "Knowledge for our common future. Norwegian Universities and the Sustainable Development Goals".

  • SDG Conference Bergen

    Speech/statement Date: 2018-02-09

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s Key Note Address at SDG Conference Bergen, University of Bergen 9 February 2018.

  • Opening statement at Community of Democracies Governing Council

    Speech/statement Date: 2018-02-08

    State Secretary Jens Frølich Holte's opening statement at the Community of Democracies Governing Council Meeting.

  • Opening of the embassy in Bamako

    Speech/statement Date: 2018-01-31

    State Secretary Marianne Hagen opened the embassy in Bamako, Mali, after the ambassador Ole Andreas Lindeman's introduction.

  • Opening statement at extraordinary AHLC meeting

    Speech/statement Date: 2018-01-31

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide opened the extraordinary meeting in the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) for Palestine in Brussels 31 January. She started the meeting with the following statement.

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Broadcasts and video

  • Web TV

    Meeting with Peace Prize winner ICAN

    Broadcast 2017-12-11, 08:50

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg will meet the Nobel Peace Prize laureate 2017, ICAN, on Monday 11 December.

  • Web TV The F-35 aircraft marks the start of a new era for the Norwegian Armed Forces

    Broadcast 2017-11-10, 13:15

    The F-35 remains crucial to the continued modernization of our Armed Forces and our ability to preserve Norwegian and allied security and interests. The Government marked the procurement with a ceremony at Ørland Air Base November 10th. – Today, we are marking an important milestone in the development of Norway’s defence capabilities: The arrival in Norway of the first F-35 Lightning II jets, says Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • Web TV Conference: Working Together for a Strong Civil Society in Europe

    Broadcast 2017-06-06, 09:30

    Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Norway contributes to strengthening the civil society sector in Europe. What has been achieved so far and which opportunities are available for Norwegian actors to get involved in partnership projects?

  • Web TV The use of Technology in Identity Verification

    Broadcast 2017-06-01, 09:00

    European Migration Network Norway’s National Conference, Thursday 1 June 2017.

  • Web TV Energy policies of Norway in a global context

    Broadcast 2017-05-30, 08:30

    Tuesday, the International Energy Agency presents the evaluation of Norwegian energy policies in Oslo.

  • Web TV IMF: - Norway’s economy is recovering

    Broadcast 2017-05-24, 12:30

    Norway’s economy is beginning to recover, says The International Monetary Fund (IMF). The recovery is supported by strong domestic demand and accommodative macroeconomic policies.

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