Human rights as a key component of Norway’s foreign and development Policy
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide's opening address at a seminar on freedom of speech and freedom of the press - a collaboration between Fritt Ord, The Norwegian Union of Journalists, Article 19 and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Aff
Norway’s report to the UN Human Rights Council (UPR)
“The Norwegian Government has done a great deal to strengthen human rights in Norway”, says the FM.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg has expanded her Coalition Government
The Christian Democratic Party has been included in the Government along with coalition partners The Progressive Party, the Liberal Party and The Conservative Party.
New Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
The Norwegian Government launches new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
Government increases humanitarian efforts
‘Once again, it seems likely that humanitarian needs will reach record heights. The UN global humanitarian appeal estimates that more than 130 million people will need humanitarian assistance in 2019.
New citizenship law
The Storting (Norwegian parliament) has adopted a resolution that entitles anyone who is, or wishes to become, a Norwegian citizen to dual citizenship.
Lov om endringer i barnelova og statsborgerloven (foreldreskap og statsborgerskap for barn født i utlandet)
Den 1. april ikraftsettes endringer i barnelova og statsborgerloven om foreldreskap og statsborgerskap for barn født i utlandet.
The Explorer: A digital showroom where companies can explore Norway’s offering of green solutions
Norway to provide NOK 150 million in humanitarian support to Yemen
State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Audun Halvorsen, was representing Norway at the High-Level Pledging Event for Yemen in Geneva 26. February.
Johan Sverdrup phase 2: A new milestone for Norway's largest industrial project
- This is an important day for Norway. The Sverdrup project is by far Norway's largest industrial project, and is estimated to generate more than NOK 900 billion in future revenues to the state.