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  • New ambassadors from Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Ecuador and Ghana

    News story Date: 2018-04-19

    Four new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 19 April 2018.

  • New requirements on banks’ contingency arrangements for cash

    News story Date: 2018-04-17

    Today, the Ministry of Finance has clarified in a regulation that banks are required to have arrangements in place to be able to meet increased demand for cash owed to disruptions in the electronic payment systems.

  • New funding period for EEA and Norway Grants with Slovenia

    Press release Date: 2018-04-17

    Today, Norway and Slovenia are signing MoUs on funding totalling EUR 37.7 million for the new funding period for the EEA and Norway Grants. The main focus areas are climate and education.

  • Action against Syrian chemical weapons

    Press release Date: 2018-04-14

    ‘The world has stood unified in condemnation of chemical weapons since the atrocities of World War I. The action taken by France, the United Kingdom and the United States against Syria last night is a clear signal that the use of such weapons has consequences. Norway understands the background that led to last night’s action. Any use of chemical weaponry is prohibited,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • Colombia and Norway strengthens cooperation to reduce deforestation

    News story Date: 2018-04-11

    On Tuesday April 10th, Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos announced an intention to expand their climate and forest cooperation for five more years. Simultaneously President Santos announced a historic ruling to give autonomy for indigenous peoples, impacting large parts of the Amazon rainforest. Colombia will also freeze all agricultural expansion into forests.

  • New agreement on Environment Protection

    News story Date: 2018-04-10

    Norway and Bulgaria signs new agreement on environment protection and climate change today in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The agreement has a total budget of 15.3 million euro.

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Broadcasts and video

  • Web TV

    New regulation on monetary policy

    Broadcast 2018-03-02, 13:30

    The King in Council has today issued a new regulation on monetary policy. The new regulation modernises the regulation issued in 2001.

  • 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.

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