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  • New sanctions against Russia incorporated into Norwegian law

    Press release Date: 31/01/2023

    Norway has introduced a new set of sanctions against President Putin and the Russian regime. These sanctions mirror the EU’s ninth package of sanctions, which was adopted by the EU on 16 December 2022.

  • Norwegian control mechanism to improve security of electricity supply

    Press release Date: 27/01/2023

    The Norwegian Government is introducing a control mechanism including statutory responsibilities for hydropower producers to safeguard security of electricity supply.

  • Ukrainian refugees are having their right to drive in Norway expanded

    Press release Date: 27/01/2023

    It is almost a year since Russia invaded Ukraine and many Ukrainians have had to flee from their home country. They are in a very difficult situation and the Norwegian Government wants to offer Ukrainians in Norway predictability in respect of their stay in Norway. We are now changing the rules so that Ukrainian refugees can drive in Norway for the duration of their collective protection in Norway. In addition, all driving licence categories will be recognised, not only for passenger cars,’ says Minister of Transport Jon-Ivar Nygård.

  • New ambassadors from Kuwait, China, Pakistan and Maldives

    News story Date: 26/01/2023

    Four new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 26 January 2023.

  • Norway will send tanks to Ukraine

    News story Date: 26/01/2023

    The Norwegian government supports the donation of tanks to Ukraine and Norway will contribute to the donation.

  • Grave situation for Palestine refugees

    News story Date: 26/01/2023

    The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is in an extremely difficult financial situation due to a decrease in support from donors, high population growth and a steep rise in prices for food and energy. This was the main topic of discussion when Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt met UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini today.

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    German Vise-Chancellor visits Norway

    Broadcast 05/01/2023, 10:00

    Vise-Chancellor Robert Habeck meets Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre. Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Aasland, Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre and Minister of Climate and Environment Espen Barth Eide will also be present. The meeting takes place at the Government Guest House at Parkveien 45, Oslo

  • Web TV CCUS Conference in Oslo 27 – 28 October

    Broadcast 28/10/2022, 09:30

    Norway is co-hosting the EU’s annual CCUS conference "CCUS Forum", which will take place in Oslo on 27-28 October. EU Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson is coming to Oslo to open the conference together with Minister for Petroleum and Energy Terje Aasland.

  • Web TV Press conference with the Minister of Petroleum and Energy and EU Commissioner for energy

    Broadcast 27/10/2022, 12:00

    Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Aasland and EU Commissioner for energy, Kadri Simson, will meet the press in connection with Simson's visit to Norway on Thursday 27th October.

  • Web TV Press Conference with the President of Finland

    Broadcast 10/10/2022, 17:30

    The President of Finland, Mr. Sauli Niinistö, is visiting Norway Monday 10 and 11 October. President Niinistö and Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre meets Monday afternoon, and will meet the press about 17.30.

  • Web TV Invitation to a digital Nordic seminar on inclusion of vulnerable young people 15th September

    Broadcast 15/09/2022, 10:00

    The Norwegian Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion invites to a Nordic digital seminar 15th September on inclusion of young people in work, education and society. The seminar is part of the Norwegian presidency programme for the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2022.

  • Web TV Digital North - A Digital and Sustainable Nordic-Baltic Region

    Broadcast 07/09/2022, 09:00

    Did you miss out on the conference? A full recording can be found here.

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