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    Making peace in practice

    2016-06-03 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Foreign Minister Børge Brende and the UN invite you to meet some of the top experts on peace negotiations and discuss how to make peace in practice.

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    Webcast: World No Tobacco day

    2016-05-26 Article Ministry of Health and Care Services

    We now see a global domino effect in implementing plain packaging of tobacco products. WHO launches this year’s World No Tobacco Day from Oslo Tuesday, 31 May.

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    The IMF says Norway’s economic institutions have proven their effectiveness

    2016-05-19 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Today a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented its annual assessment of the Norwegian economy and Norwegian economic policy.

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    A budget to promote employment, growth and structural adjustment

    2016-05-11 Press release Ministry of Finance

    “Lower demand from the petroleum sector has dampened growth and increased unemployment in Norway’s southern and western regions. The government proposes new targeted policies to boost employment in the most affected regions,” says Minister of Finance Siv Jensen.

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    ‘Necessary tightening of Norway’s asylum rules’

    2016-04-08 Press release Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    ‘The Government has presented a series of proposals to tighten Norway’s asylum rules, which we consider to be essential for ensuring a more sustainable asylum policy and for strengthening the border control. A strict but fair asylum policy is important if we are to succeed in integrating persons who are eligible for a residence permit and will be allowed to stay in Norway,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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    Unlisted investments in the Government Pension Fund

    2016-04-05 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Government intends to change the regulation of real estate in the GPFG. Under the new regulatory framework, the scope and composition of the Fund’s unlisted real estate investments will be decided by Norges Bank, within an upper limit of 7 percent of the Fund. The government is not prepared to permit the GPFG to invest in unlisted infrastructure, nor to make changes for the GPFN.

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    Strengthened management of the Government Pension Fund

    2016-04-05 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Government has today published its white paper on the management of the Government Pension Fund in 2015.

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    The Basis for Wage Settlements in 2016 – Preliminary Report

    2016-02-22 Press release Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

    Press release from the Norwegian Technical Calculation Committee for Wage Settlements: The Basis for Wage Settlements in 2016 – Preliminary Report.

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    Report from the Green Tax Commission

    2015-12-09 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Green Tax Commission has submitted its report to the Minister of Finance Siv Jensen today. The commission was appointed on 15 August 2014 and has evaluated whether and how a green tax reform can be used to secure reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved environmental conditions and sound economic growth.

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    Investments in real estate and infrastructure in the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG)

    2015-12-08 News story Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry announced in December that it would assess whether the 5-percent cap on real estate investments in the GPFG should be increased, as well as whether to permit the Fund to be invested in unlisted infrastructure.

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    Report about multi-year budgets

    2015-12-01 Press release Ministry of Finance

    A Committee that has been examining multi-year budgets in selected areas and a clearer distinction between investments and operations in the budget has today submitted its report to the Minister of Finance Siv Jensen. The Committee was appointed on 10 October 2014. Director General Øystein Børmer, Norwegian Government Agency for Financial Management, has chaired the Committee that otherwise has consisted of experts from economics, accounting and administration.

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    Increased number of asylum-seeker arrivals, Supplementary Proposition for the 2016 budget

    2015-10-30 Press release Ministry of Finance

    “In September Norway received a larger number of asylum-seekers than in the entire first half of the year, giving rise to practical and economic challenges. With this Supplementary Proposition, the Government puts forth proposals for handling the situation in the near-term and proposes a balanced approach to financing the measures. The proposals lay the foundation for a lasting long-term policy to address the considerable flows of asylum-seekers ahead”, says Minister of Finance Siv Jensen.

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    Culture budget targets both innovation and tradition

    2015-10-07 Press release Ministry of Culture

    The Government’s cultural policy is aimed at promoting a cultural sphere based on local participation. Culture is where the people are. Delegating authority to and strengthening the regions will thus continue to comprise an important part of the cultural policy framework in years to come.

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    A budget to promote employment, growth and structural adjustment

    2015-10-07 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Lower demand from the petroleum sector is dampening growth and poses a structural challenge to the mainland economy. The 2016 Fiscal Budget promotes employment, growth and structural adjustment in the Norwegian economy through targeted tax reductions, high priority on infrastructure and emphasis on other measures to stimulate employment, productivity and competitiveness.

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    Live streaming from Education Summit

    2015-07-02 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Crown Prince Haakon will attend the opening of the Summit.

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    Recommends a more gradual phasing in of oil revenues

    2015-06-18 Article Ministry of Finance

    An expert commission tasked with how to apply the fiscal rule for use of oil revenues has today delivered its report to Siv Jensen, Minister of Finance. The commission recommends a more gradual phasing in of oil revenues in the years ahead, than in the years after the introduction of the rule in 2001. When deviations from the 4 per cent path are large, as in the present situation, the Government should plot an explicit course to gradually return to this path. The commission points to additional rules that may be useful when setting such a course.

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    Expert Commission reports on the application of the fiscal rule

    2015-06-18 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The commission’s chair, Professor Øystein Thøgersen, delivered the report to Finance Minister Siv Jensen today. The commission was tasked to consider how to apply the fiscal rule in a situation when the Government Pension Fund Global (GFPG) is large and fluctuates widely in value. The commission was also asked to take into account the interests of future generations and the various challenges facing the Norwegian economy in the short and long term.

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    Regulation on requirements for residential mortgage loans

    2015-06-15 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Ministry of Finance has today adopted a regulation on requirements for residential mortgage loans. The regulation is based on current guidelines from the Financial Services Authority. The aim of the regulation is to contribute to a sustainable development in the residential mortgage market. The regulation takes effect from 1 July 2015.

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    The IMF presents views on the Norwegian economy 2015

    2015-05-28 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Today a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented its annual assessment of the Norwegian economy and Norwegian economic policy. The mission concludes that the Government's economic program is well adapted to the subdued growth in the Norwegian economy.

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    Oslo Conference on Safe Schools

    2015-05-20 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is hosting an international conference in Oslo from 28 to 29 May entitled ‘Protecting Education from Attack’. Foreign Minister Børge Brende will open the conference, and states represented at the conference will be encouraged to endorse a Safe Schools Declaration.