Conclusions of the EEA Council on 16 May
EEA cooperation, climate change, energy, trade and brexit were among the issues discussed at the 47th meeting of the EEA Council in Brussel on 16 May. Read the conclusions here.
The EU confirms close dialogue with Norway throughout the Brexit talks
The EU welcomes input from Norway on the Brexit negotiations, assured EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk when meeting with Prime Minister Erna Solberg in Brussels.
NOK 550 million to combat youth unemployment in Europe
– Norway cannot solve the problem of youth unemployment in Europe.
Norwegian Ocean Strategy launched in Brussels
Minister of Fisheries Per Sandberg presented Norway's new ocean strategy at Norway House on April 25.
The future course of Norwegian security policy
The Government will continue the main lines of Norwegian security policy, strengthen cooperation with Europe, and intensify Norway’s efforts in Europe’s southern neighbourhood.
Including women a prerequisite for lasting peace in Syria
Norway hosted a roundtable on women’s perspectives on the humanitarian crisis in Syria with partners UN Women and CARE International on 4 April in Brussels.
State Secretary presented Norwegian CCS policy in the European Parliament
State Secretary Ingvil Smines Tybring‐Gjedde presented Norwegian CCS policy at a seminar in the European Parliament on March 23.
OECD: Northern regions play important role in Europe
An OECD report on the development in Northern Europe launched in Brussels this week. – The results are of governmental interest, and we will make active use it, says State Secretary Grete Ellingsen.
DESI report: Norway #2 on digitalization in Europe
Norway retains top two spot in 2017 EU ranking.
Nordic solutions to tackle the climate crisis
EU VP Katainen attended the presentation of 15 Nordic solutions for lowering carbon emissions, at Norway House in Brussels on 3 March.
Norway and Malta sign new agreements on EEA and Norway grants
Norway and Malta have signed new agreements on Norway's contribution to social inclusion and poverty reduction. Refugees and migrants will be an important target group.