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  • Minister of Foreign Affairs condemns terrorist attack in Quetta

    2016-10-25 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I condemn last night’s terrorist attack on a police training centre in Quetta in Pakistan in the strongest possible terms. My thoughts and sympathies are with the families of those who have been killed and injured,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs

  • Norway welcomes USMC rotational training and exercises

    2016-10-24 Press release Ministry of Defence

    The U.S. Marine Corps will establish a limited rotational force presence of approximately 330 Marines in Vaernes, Norway beginning in January 2017.

  • Ministers meet to discuss international trade in Oslo

    2016-10-22 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende played host when ministers from 25 countries and the Director-General of the WTO gathered in Oslo for informal talks on Friday and Saturday. International trade, preparations for the WTO's next ministerial

  • State Ownership Report 2015

    2016-10-21 News story Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

    The State Ownership Report is an annual publication that gives an overview and review of all of the companies with state ownership, emphasizing the companies' performance last year.

  • New ambassadors from Greece, India, Honduras and Moldova

    2016-10-20 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Four new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 20 October 2016.

  • Norway increases humanitarian support to Afghanistan

    2016-10-18 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘Several hundred thousand Afghans who have been refugees in Pakistan are now returning home. This has created a vast need for humanitarian aid. Norway is therefore increasing its humanitarian support to Afghanistan by NOK 64 million,’ Foreign

  • Norway provides NOK 53 million to drought victims in Malawi

    2016-10-18 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘Malawi is on the brink of the most serious humanitarian crisis in its history. We have therefore reallocated around NOK 53 million to alleviate the acute need in the country,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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    Report on the Equity Portion of the Government Pension Fund Global

    2016-10-18 Press release Ministry of Finance

    The Minister of Finance, Siv Jensen (Progress Party), today received a report on the equity portion of the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) from a Government appointed Commission.

  • First deposition of seeds from Singapore

    2016-10-18 News story Ministry of Agriculture and Food

    By the hand-over of the seedbags of rice to Jon Georg Dale, the Minister of Agricultre and Food, the Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) in Singapore became the depositor number 70 to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The Seed Cermony took place

  • European CCS Forum in Oslo

    2016-10-14 News story Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The state secretary, Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde addressed the Global CCS Institute's European CCS Forum in Oslo October 13. Her message was clear:

  • Norway and Romania sign largest ever cooperation agreement

    2016-10-13 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Business development, research, energy and justice and home affairs will be key areas for cooperation between Norway and Romania over the next few years. Through the EEA and Norway Grants, EUR 502.5 million has been allocated to twelve programmes.

  • Colombian Government and ELN to start negotiations

    2016-10-11 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘It is very good news that the Colombian Government and the guerrilla group ELN have now set a date for starting formal negotiations. It will not be possible to reach a comprehensive peace settlement in Colombia unless the ELN are also on board,’

  • Norwegian Government Follows Up Long Term Defence Plan with Significant Budget Increase

    2016-10-11 Press release Ministry of Defence

    The Norwegian Government this week followed up on the new Long Term Defence Plan presented in June with a 2017-budget that involves a significant increase in the funding level for the Norwegian Armed Forces. In total, the Government proposes a NOK

  • Prime Minister congratulates President Santos on Peace Prize

    2016-10-07 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • Prime Minister congratulates President Santos on Peace Prize

    2016-10-07 Press release Office of the Prime Minister

    ‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

  • Joint statement on South Sudan

    2016-10-07 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    In a joint statement, the IGAD, Troika, and EU partners of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) condemn calls by opposition leaders in South Sudan for a renewal of armed conflict, and call on the government and armed opposition

  • Minister Helgesen congratulates President Santos on Peace Prize

    2016-10-07 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    Norway's Minister of Climate and Environment, Vidar Helgesen, congratulates Colombia's President Santos and the people of Colombia.

  • NOK 50 million for cultural heritage

    2016-10-06 Press release Ministry of Culture

    The government is earmarking NOK 50 million for the upgrading of museum facilities and churches.

  • A cultural budget for activity and economic restructuring: NOK 13.5 billion for the cultural sector

    2016-10-06 Press release Ministry of Culture

    The government’s proposed cultural budget for 2017 totals NOK 13.5 billion and has three primary focus areas: cultural and creative industries, cultural heritage and broadening the funding base for arts and culture.

  • Broader funding for Norwegian art and culture

    2016-10-06 Press release Ministry of Culture

    The government is continuing its efforts to secure wider funding for the cultural sector, with the aim of strengthening cultural life and reinforcing the sector’s financial base. The government has proposed an increase of NOK 5 million in support