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  • Voluntary sector retains state support

    17/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Culture

    ‘I am pleased, as the Minister of Culture and Equality, to assure voluntary organisations on behalf of the Government that they will keep state grants which they have already received or for which an administrative decision has been taken that they

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    NOK 100 billion worth of guarantees and loans in crisis support for businesses

    16/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Office of the Prime Minister

    The government has proposed two new loan measures, providing support of a total of NOK 100 billion. The package will improve Norwegian businesses’ access to the necessary liquidity in the challenging situation they are now facing.

  • Office of the Prime Minister and the corona outbreak

    16/03/2020 News story Office of the Prime Minister

    Due to the ongoing outbreak of the corona virus, the Office of the Prime Minister is experiencing significantly increased workload.

  • The Government is establishing clear quarantine and isolation rules

    16/03/2020 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    In an extraordinary meeting of the Council of State on 15 March 2020, the Government adopted new regulations on quarantine and isolation. The regulations enter into force immediately and will remain in force until 1 April, but an extension is

  • All goods traffic to proceed as normal

    15/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Ministry of Transport

    All transport of goods, both import and export, which does not involve the carriage of passengers is to carry on as normal by road, trains, ships and aircraft. Airports, ports and border crossings are being kept open for such traffic.

  • Stricter border controls being introduced – Norwegian airports not closing

    15/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Government will close the border to foreign nationals who lack a residence permit in Norway. They will be turned away at the border under provisions of a Norwegian law relating to the control of communicable diseases. Temporary entry and exit

  • The following people in vital roles for ensuring security of food and fuel supply are to be offered day care and primary schooling for their children

    14/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    The following people in vital roles for ensuring security of food and fuel supply are to be offered day care and primary schooling for their children

  • New regulations on quarantine etc. after travelling outside the Nordic region

    14/03/2020 News story Ministry of Health and Care Services

    Regulations on quarantine etc. after travelling outside the Nordic region were approved in the Council of State on 13 March 2020. In addition, the King’s special authority pursuant to section 7-12 of the Act relating to control of communicable

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against non-essential travel to all countries

    14/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against all international travel that is not strictly necessary. The reason is the increasing spread of coronavirus internationally and the unpredictable and difficult situation faced by many travellers. For

  • Travel advice for the United States and France

    13/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against trips to the United States and France that are not strictly necessary.

  • Minister of International Development concerned about unreported cases of Covid-19 in vulnerable countries –calls for concerted international effort

    13/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘The coronavirus knows no borders. If we are to combat this pandemic, we must immediately implement the necessary preventive measures both here in Norway and at the global level. A coordinated international effort is now vital to save lives and

  • The Government acts to mitigate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy

    13/03/2020 News story Ministry of Finance

    The fundamentals of the Norwegian economy are strong, with a dynamic business sector, a well-functioning labour market and resilient banks. A robust economic policy framework provides flexibility, and strong public finances make the government well

  • Changes among the political advisers

    13/03/2020 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    After the changes in the Government today, The Office of the Prime Minister has made several changes among the political advisers.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    13/03/2020 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, The King has made changes in the list of state secretaries.

  • Reduction of the countercyclical buffer

    13/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Finance

    Today, the Ministry of Finance has decided to follow Norges Bank’s advice to reduce the countercyclical capital buffer requirement from 2.5 to 1 percent with immediate effect. Norges Bank says that there is a risk of a pronounced economic downturn

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    Changes in the Government

    13/03/2020 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Government.

  • Enough food for everyone

    12/03/2020 News story Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    Following the Government’s announcement on 12 March of new, far-reaching measures to combat COVID-19, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries has received a number of enquiries about food supply.

  • Norwegian citizens may face new measures when entering other countries

    11/03/2020 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to make Norwegian citizens aware of the fact that certain countries are introducing measures and/or restrictions for people entering their countries. This will affect Norwegian citizens or others travelling to

  • One step closer to CO2 storage in the North Sea

    06/03/2020 Press release Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Together with Shell and Total, Equinor has completed drilling a test well for CO2 storage in the North Sea. The objective is to investigate whether the reservoar in the area is suited for storage of CO2. The preliminary results are promising.

  • Changes among the state secretaries

    06/03/2020 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    In today’s session of the Council of State, The King has made changes in the list of state secretaries.

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