Norway’s strategy for developing a green, circular economy
The Government’s ambition is for Norway to play a pioneering role in the development of a green, circular economy that makes better, more efficient use of resources.
Resolution on humanitarian access in Syria adopted following difficult negotiations in UN Security Council
The UN Security Council today unanimously adopted Resolution 2585 on humanitarian access in Syria, extending the mandate for cross-border aid delivery for 12 months.
Strengthening efforts to combat modern slavery
Today, over 40 million people worldwide are being subjected to some form of modern slavery, such as forced labour or forced marriage. The Government is now launching a new strategy to combat modern slavery.
New strategy for promoting freedom of expression in foreign and development policy
‘Freedom of expression is one of the most important rights we have in open and democratic societies.
Launch of the new Sahel strategy
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide and Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein launched the new strategy for Norway’s efforts in the Sahel region today.
The Norwegian Government is continuing to reopen society
The Norwegian Government is continuing to reopen society, and is moving to Step 3 of the reopening plan. People can now have more guests at home, more people can attend events, and working from home will be less of a requirement.
Norway’s Expo Pavilion in Dubai: Explore the deep blue sea and sustainable ocean solutions
For the first time in World Expo history, every participating country will have its own pavilion.
Government publishes White Paper on long term value creation from Norway’s energy resources
Today, the government published its Report to the Storting (White Paper) Putting Energy to Work, exploring the long-term value creation from Norwegian energy resources.
Norway increases humanitarian aid to Gaza
‘I am deeply concerned about the high number of casualties in Gaza, the suffering of the civilian population and the widespread destruction, especially of infrastructure that is vital to ensure a rapid and effective medical response.
Agreement on action plan to combat marine litter and new strategic plan for the Arctic region
The eight Arctic states adopted a regional action plan to promote cleaner oceans at the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Reykjavik on Thursday.
Statement at UN Security Council meeting on pandemic and Africa
Statement by Minister of International Development, Dag-Inge Ulstein, at the UN Security Council open debate "Addressing root causes of conflict while promoting post-pandemic recovery in Africa".