Amendments to the Children Act and the Citizenship Act on parentage and citizenship for children born outside Norway
On 1 April, amendments to the Children Act and the Citizenship Act on parentage and citizenship for children born outside Norway came into force.
Norway and the UN to host international conference on sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crisis
Together with the UN and other partners, Norway will host an international pledging conference to strengthen efforts to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises. The conference will take place in Oslo on 23-24 May.
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.
Visit the Nordics
Nordic countries- destinations for nature enthusiasts and urban explorers.
North Atlantic Seafood Forum
North Atlantic Seafood Forum held a conference in Bergen 6 March 2019. Prime Minister Erna Solberg guested the event and said that ”Norway is deeply committed to the global ocean agenda and to the development of a sustainable ocean economy”.
Excludes exploration and production companies from the Government Pension Fund Global
The Norwegian Government is proposing to exclude companies classified as exploration and production companies within the energy sector from the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) to reduce the aggregate oil price risk in the Norwegian economy.
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.
The Security Architecture in Europe
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide, gave a keynote speech about the security architecture in Europe at the annual Leangkollen Conference in Norway on 4 February.
Joint statement by the Foreign Ministers of the TIPH contributing countries
“The TIPH will close down in an orderly, safe and dignified manner within a realistic timeframe”, says the FM.
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.