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  • New Chief of the Royal Norwegian Air Force

    2017-01-27 Press release Ministry of Defence

    Brigadier General Tonje Skinnarland was appointed Major General and Chief of the Royal Norwegian Air Force today (CRNORAF).

  • The Philippines: Third round of peace talks

    2017-01-26 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I would like to congratulate the Philippine Government and the communist movement NDFP on having completed a constructive third round of peace talks. Both sides are still showing great willingness to find a solution to the conflict. I am pleased

  • Changes among the political advisers

    2017-01-26 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has as of 30 January 2017 appointed Ms. Veronica Pedersen Åsheim (26), Rana, as political adviser to Minister of Fisheries Per Sandberg. She will succeed Ms. Greta Johanne Solfall, who will leave the post.

  • Solution in sight for organic salmon

    2017-01-25 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    A solution is in sight for Norwegian organic salmon after Iceland today dropped its requests for adaptations to the EU rules.

  • The Nordic region – the most integrated region in the world

    2017-01-23 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'We are taking over the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers at a time when the world is rapidly changing. Strategic Nordic cooperation is essential, and benefits all the Nordic countries,' said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs and Minister

  • Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs submits a reply to the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA)

    2017-01-23 News story Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

    The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has sent a letter of formal notice to Norway regarding the rules on general application of coverage of costs for travel, board and lodging in the shipbuilding industry.

  • Healthy oceans – greater prosperity

    2017-01-23 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    ‘By 2050, the world population may reach 10 billion. We will need healthy and productive seas and innovative technology so that we can obtain more food, medicines and energy from the oceans’, said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • New ambassadors from Switzerland, Iraq, the Czech Republic and Rwanda

    2017-01-19 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Four new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 19. January 2017

  • The Colombian government and the ELN have agreed to start peace talks

    2017-01-18 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I am very pleased that the Colombian government and the guerrilla group ELN have overcome the latest obstacles and that formal negotiations can commence,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. The Colombian government and the ELN agreed

  • New round of peace talks between Philippine Government and communist movement NDFP

    2017-01-18 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I am pleased that representatives of the Philippine Government and the communist movement NDFP are now meeting for a new round of talks. Despite challenges along the way, the parties have shown great willingness and dedication over the last six

  • APA 2016 – Considerable interest in further exploration of the Norwegian Continental Shelf

    2017-01-17 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy today offers 29 oil-companies participation in 56 production licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf in the Award in Pre-Defined Areas 2016 (APA 2016) licensing round.

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    Donor conference in Oslo for Nigeria and Lake Chad region on 24 February

    2017-01-16 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway, together with Nigeria, Germany and UN Ocha will host an international donor conference in Oslo on 24 February. ‘A major humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region. This crisis has been largely overlooked. We are

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    2017-01-13 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    The Office of the Prime Minister has today appointed Mr. Torkil Åmland, former state secretary, as acting state secretary to Minister Sylvi Listhaug in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security for the period 13 January 2017 - 30 June 2017, during

  • Norway strengthens cooperation with Israel on research and innovation

    2017-01-12 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'I am pleased that a joint declaration of intent between Norway and Israel on research and innovation is now in place,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Extends information campaign

    2017-01-12 News story Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The Ministry of Justice and Public Security extends the information campaign «Stricter Asylum Regulations in Norway», and has created a new website that targets migrants without a right to protection in Norway.

  • Foreign Minister Brende condemns terror attack in Istanbul

    2017-01-01 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I strongly condemn the terrorist attack that struck civilians as they celebrated the New Year in Istanbul,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • NOK 2.7 billion in assistance in 2016 for those affected by the Syrian crisis

    2016-12-29 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway has substantially increased its assistance for the Syrian crisis in 2016. ‘The war in Syria is affecting millions of people and has ramifications for the whole world. Norway has been at the forefront of efforts to mobilise more international

  • Self-driving vehicles, testing by the public in Norway

    2016-12-22 Press release Ministry of Transport and Communications

    - The Norwegian Government wants to make it easier for Norwegians to put innovative technologies to use in their daily lives. Digitalization within the transport sector is providing many exciting opportunities of that kind. The development and

  • Exemption to import live American lobster

    2016-12-21 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    The Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment grants the firm Ph. Thorstensen an exemption to import live American lobster. The permit is given with strict conditions to prevent the release of live lobsters into the sea.

  • Terje Søviknes appointed new Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy

    2016-12-20 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Mr. Terje Søviknes (Progress Party) is appointed Minister of Petroleum and Energy in Prime Minister Erna Solberg's cabinet. Mr. Søviknes replaces Mr. Tord Lien, who was Minister of Petroleum and Energy from 16th of October 2013 until today.