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International community joins Norway in supporting human rights defenders
UN Member States unanimously endorsed the free and independent role of human rights defenders at the UN today. ‘The international community has sent a strong signal.
The speech from the throne by His Majesty The King on the occasion of the opening of the 162th session of the Storting
Exports of defence-related products from Norway in 2016
In 2016, Norway exported arms and military equipment for around NOK 3.6 billion. This is an increase of 10 % from 2015.
Substantial increase in support for religious minorities
‘Around 70 % of the world’s population live in countries where there are restrictions on freedom of religion and belief.
New Minister of Foreign Affairs
In a session of the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Norwegian Government.