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  • Norway enters into partnership with the UN Tax Committee

    Press release Date: 15/07/2019

    Today, on 15 July, Norway and the United Nations marked the start of a new partnership on strengthening international tax policy and enhancing domestic tax capacity. Norway will provide a total of NOK 35 million to the UN Tax Trust Fund over the next three years.

  • White paper on the new government building complex

    Press release Date: 12/07/2019

    “Opinions are divided on the new government building complex. There are feelings and views related to the physical reminders of the terrorist attack on 22 July 2011, the history of the area, and how the new government building complex will work in the city. We have therefore chosen to present an update on the work so far. Now the Storting will have the opportunity to voice its opinion on the project,” says Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland.

  • Announcement about Venezuela

    Press release Date: 11/07/2019

    We announce that the representatives of the main political actors in Venezuela are continuing the negotiations that were initiated in Oslo.

  • Announcement about Venezuela

    Press release Date: 07/07/2019

    We announce that the representatives of the main political actors in Venezuela have decided to continue the negotiation process facilitated by Norway.

  • Norway continues the dialogue with Brazil about the Amazon Fund

    News story Date: 04/07/2019

    Norway stands by our Climate and Forest Agreement with Brazil. From Norway's point of view, the Amazon fund has worked well until now. It would be a setback if the fund, which has been an important inspiration to other tropical forest countries, is terminated. Entering a form of cooperation with Brazil that weakens the foundation of our partnership is not an option, says Norway's Minister of Climate- and Environment Ola Elvestuen.

  • New global agreement for biodiversity - Ministers call for action

    News story Date: 03/07/2019

    Environment Ministers from Norway and 13 other countries are calling for a more ambitious and effective agreement for biodiversity, to be agreed in China in 2020 .

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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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