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  • New ambassadors from Belgium, Croatia, Colombia and Uganda

    News story Date: 17/10/2019

    Four new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 17 October 2019.

  • Full speed ahead in road and rail construction

    Press release Date: 14/10/2019

    “The Government plans to continue its efforts to develop our nation and build a sustainable welfare society. This requires modern infrastructure, with efficient and safe transport options. We continue our efforts to improve the transport sector, thus contributing to an easier day-to-day life for most people, reinforcing the competitive advantages of our nation’s industries and developing the regions where people live and work. The Government is proposing to allocate NOK 75.4 billion to transport in 2020. This is an increase of more than 80 percent compared to 2013,” says Minister of Transport Jon Georg Dale, in connection with the Government presenting its National Budget proposal for 2020.

  • Launch of strategy to combat harmful practices

    Press release Date: 11/10/2019

    The Government launched its new strategy to combat harmful practices on the UN’s International Day of the Girl Child.

  • Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs on the situation in northeastern Syria

    News story Date: 11/10/2019

    Norway is deeply concerned about Turkey’s unilateral military operation in northeastern Syria. We call on Turkey to cease this operation immediately and to respect international law. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs conveyed these views to the Turkish ambassador to Norway in a meeting on 10 October.

  • Prime Minister congratulates Abiy Ahmed on Nobel Peace Prize

    News story Date: 11/10/2019

    ‘The Norwegian Nobel Committee today announced that it has awarded the Peace Prize for 2019 to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. On behalf of the Norwegian Government, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Abiy,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • Temporary regulations to ensure continued right of residence for British citizens in Norway

    News story Date: 11/10/2019

    The Ministry of Justice and Public Security has adopted a temporary regulation ensuring the right of continued residence for British citizens living in Norway and their family members.

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    ‘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.

  • Web TV Launch of the white paper on Norway’s role and interests in multilateral cooperation

    Broadcast 14/06/2019, 14:00

    On Friday 14 June, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide will present a new white paper on Norway’s role and interests in multilateral cooperation. German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas will participate at the launch and will speak on multilateralism together with Ms Eriksen Søreide.

  • Web TV Press conference with president Moon Jae-in

    Broadcast 13/06/2019, 09:45

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg and president Moon Jae-in of South Korea meets the press after talks 13 June 2019.

  • Web TV Oslo Forum keynote speech by HE President Moon Jae-in on 12 June

    Broadcast 12/06/2019, 12:00

    On the occasion of the state visit to Norway of HE President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook of the Republic of Korea and as part of the Oslo Forum series, a speech by the President on the prospects for peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula will be held in Oslo.

  • Web TV The SGBV Conference on Web TV

    Broadcast 24/05/2019, 09:15

    The international conference Ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Crises will take place in Oslo, Norway, on 23-24 May 2019. You can follow the conference directly on web TV Thursday 23 May from 9 AM.

  • Web TV Peer Review on «Enhancing whistleblower protection»

    Broadcast 14/02/2019, 09:30

    On 14–15 February The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs hosts a Peer Review on «Enhancing whistleblower protection through better collaboration between responsible authorities – a tool to prevent and tackle work-related crime».

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