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  • The rights of every inhabitant of Jerusalem must be respected

    News story Date: 08/05/2021

    – Jerusalem is a holy city for many. Respect for each other’s faiths must prevail, not least during religious holidays. The integrity of the holy sites and the historic status quo must be upheld and fully respected, says Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide.

  • More travellers need to stay at a quarantine hotel

    Press release Date: 07/05/2021

    The government has decided that travelers who have stayed in countries outside the EEA / Schengen will go to quarantine hotels on arrival in Norway. This applies regardless of whether the trip has been necessary or not.

  • New ambassador from Hungary

    News story Date: 07/05/2021

    A new ambassador to Norway presented her letters of credence to His Majesty the King on 6 May 2021: Ambassador of Hungary, Her Excellency Ms Eszter Sándorfi.

  • Several measures eased for vaccinated people

    Press release Date: 06/05/2021

    People who have received their first dose of the vaccine will be protected 3 weeks after receiving the first dose, and for up to 15 weeks afterwards. From today, these people can follow the same guidance that applies to people who are fully vaccinated. The same measures will be eased for people who have had COVID-19 in the past 6 months.

  • Consultation on legislative amendment concerning COVID-19 certificates

    Press release Date: 06/05/2021

    The Norwegian Government seeks to use COVID-19 certificates to gradually open up society and keep it more open until the end of the pandemic. Extensive use of COVID-19 certificates is likely to require a broader legal basis. Today, the Norwegian Government is therefore sending a bill concerning the use of COVID-19 certificates out for consultation.

  • Continuation of strict entry restrictions

    Press release Date: 05/05/2021

    The tightened entry restrictions that were introduced on 29 January 2021 will remain in effect for the time being, initially until 24 May.

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Speeches and statements

  • Upholding Multilateralism and the UN-centered international system

    Speech/statement Date: 07/05/2021

    Statement by Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide, on 'Maintenance of international peace and security: Upholding multilateralism and the UN-centered international system'.

  • Good news from the US on vaccines

    Speech/statement Date: 06/05/2021

    Yesterday, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that the US will support a temporary waiver of patent protection for coronavirus vaccines. It is good news that the US has now indicated it will take steps in the World Trade Organization (WTO) to make more vaccines available throughout the world.

  • Statement on protection of critical, civilian infrastructure

    Speech/statement Date: 27/04/2021

    State Secretary Jens Frølich Holte's  statement at an open debate in the UN Security Council on protection of critical, civilian infrastructure

  • NTNU Energy Transition Conference

    Speech/statement Date: 27/04/2021

    Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru held this digital speech at the NTNU Energy Transition Conference about energy transition, CCS and climate goals. The conference took place in Trondheim on April 26th 2021.

  • Pandemic Preparedness and Response Financing Architecture

    Speech/statement Date: 26/04/2021

    Statement by Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the Virtual United Nations Dialogue on Pandemic Preparedness and Response Architecture, 26 April 2021.

  • Prime Minister Erna Solberg's speech at Leaders Summit on Climate

    Speech/statement Date: 23/04/2021

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg is taking part in the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, speaking in the session on Unleashing Climate Innovation.

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Broadcasts and video

  • Web TV

    Meeting of donor group for Palestine (AHLC) on 23 February

    Broadcast 23/02/2021, 18:00

    ‘The parties reestablished relations in November last year. It is a positive sign that we can hold this AHLC meeting at a time when the Israeli and Palestinian authorities have resumed cooperation in crucial areas such as security, finance and health,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide. The press conference after the meeting will be streamed.

  • Web TV Minister of Foreign Affairs to take part in Arctic Frontiers

    Broadcast 03/02/2021, 10:30

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide will participate in the Arctic Frontiers international conference on 2-3 February 2021. The press conference with the Minister 3 February at 10:30 can be seen at web tv.

  • Web TV A policy for growth and stability – for the people in the north and for the whole country

    Broadcast 27/11/2020, 11:00

    Ensuring that North Norway is a strong, vibrant region is important not only for the north, but also for the country as a whole. This is the message of the eight Government ministers who presented the new white paper on Norway’s Arctic policy today.

  • Web TV Norwegian Prime Minister congratulates World Food Programme

    Broadcast 09/10/2020, 12:30

    The Norwegian Nobel Committee today announced that it has awarded the Peace Prize for 2020 to the United Nations World Food Programme.

  • Web TV Launching international fisheries crime project

    Broadcast 16/09/2020, 10:00

    Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen and Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein launches a UN-led project on Wednesday 16 September to combat fishing crime.

  • Web TV The Government’s second press conference for children

    Broadcast 15/04/2020, 12:00

    The Coronavirus situation has changed. To provide new answers, the Norwegian government, held a second press conference for children.

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