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  • Government seeks Storting’s approval for Swedish and Finnish Nato membership

    News story Date: 23/05/2022

    Today, the Government requested the Storting’s consent to ratify the Nato accession protocols for Finland and Sweden. ‘We will do our utmost to ensure a swift accession process,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt.

  • Norwegian businesses and organisations donating digital equipment to Ukraine

    Press release Date: 20/05/2022

    “Being able to communicate with loved ones by phone or via the internet is essential for temporarily dispaced citizens in Norway and for people still in Ukraine. I am therefore very pleased that Norwegian businesses and organisations are donating mobile phones and other equipment through this collection campaign,” says Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Sigbjørn Gjelsvik, of the Norwegian Centre Party.

  • Norway’s ninth periodic report to the UN Committee against Torture

    News story Date: 20/05/2022

    Norway has submitted its ninth periodic report to the UN Committee against Torture.

  • New knowledge about gender equality in the maritime industry

    News story Date: 20/05/2022

    A new study shows that the share of women in the maritime sector remains low, and that structural, cultural and practical barriers can explain why few women work in the sector. The Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Policy, Bjørnar Skjæran, will now bring the parties in the maritime sector together to discuss the study and the government's work on an equality strategy for the sector.

  • Conflict and food insecurity on agenda in New York

    News story Date: 19/05/2022

    ‘An increase in global food insecurity could lead to greater instability. Ensuring that people have enough food to eat is primarily about saving lives, but it will also help prevent new conflicts,’ said Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim. In a statement to the UN Security Council on Thursday, Ms Tvinnereim talked about the link between food insecurity and conflict.

  • Chair's summary from AHLC meeting 10 May

    News story Date: 19/05/2022

    This is the chair's summary from meeting of the Ad-Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) i n Brussels, 10 May 2022. Chair was Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Ms Anniken Huitfeldt ant the host was EU High Representative Mr Josep Borrell Fontelles.

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    OECD Environmental Performance Review of Norway

    Broadcast 22/04/2022, 10:00

    On Friday 22 April, OECD launches the Environmental Performance Review of Norway 2022 and hands over their recommendations for Norwegian authorities on the way forward.

  • Web TV Global Disability Summit 16–17 February 2022

    Broadcast 17/02/2022, 14:00

    Norway, Ghana, and the International Disability Alliance (IDA) will co-host the Global Disability Summit 2022 on Wednesday 16 February from 14:00–17:00 and Thursday 17 February from 14:00–17:30. The summit will be held on a digital platform and will be streamed live.

  • Web TV Accreditation for the press. Meeting of international donor group for Palestine (AHLC) on 17 November

    Broadcast 17/11/2021, 18:00

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt will chair a ministerial meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), the international donor group for Palestine, on 17 November. Participants at the meeting will include representatives of Palestine, Israel, the US, and various European, Arab and other donor countries. The meeting will take place at the Oslo City Hall.

  • Web TV A new and fairer course for the whole of Norway

    Broadcast 08/11/2021, 15:00

    Opportunities throughout the country, higher employment, labour market security, a fairer distribution of income and wealth and fairer climate policies are key priorities in the new government's proposed changes to the 2022 budget.

  • Web TV Sustainable migration from poor to rich countries

    Broadcast 21/06/2018, 09:00

    Towards a new refugee and migration system?

  • Web TV The use of Technology in Identity Verification

    Broadcast 01/06/2017, 09:00

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

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