Foto: De Noorse Raad voor de uitvoer van vis en zeevruchten

“De Noorse Raad voor de uitvoer van vis en zeevruchten” heeft de exportcijfers naar de verschillende landen van de wereld gepubliceerd. Lees meer

Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affaires of Norway

‘The population of the Central African Republic is suffering because of the armed conflict, attacks on civilians and the grave humanitarian situation. The UN and the various aid organisations have only received around 30 % of the funding they need for the humanitarian relief effort, and Norway is therefore providing an additional NOK 47 million in aid funds,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs... Lees meer

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A mutual effort in the UN-operation in Mali was one of the discussion topics when the Belgian Minister of Defense visited Ine Eriksen Søreide in Oslo on October 11th. Lees meer

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Photo: Foto: Thomas Haugersveen

‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Lees meer

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In the budget proposal for 2017, the Government proposes an increase in funding for High North-related efforts from NOK 2.7 billion in 2016 to NOK 3.4 billion in 2017. Lees meer

Energy Perspectives 2016 presentation by Mr. Eirik Wærness . 
Foto: Norwegian Embassy in Brussels/Maria Camilla Nørgaard.

The 22nd June, Statoil’s Chief Economist and Senior Vice President Mr. Eirik Wærness presented the new report “Energy Perspectives 2016” to Belgian stakeholders within the energy sector in Brussels. The rapport presents a thorough analysis of long-term macroeconomic and global energy market outlooks towards 2040. Lees meer

Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society. Lees meer

De onderneming AIM Norway, die eigendom is van de Noorse staat, koopt de militaire onderneming Pratt & Whitney Belgium Engine Center (BEC) over. BEC is momenteel eigendom van de Amerikaanse producent van vliegtuigmotoren Pratt & Whitney. De hoofdzetel en de productielokalen zijn gevestigd in België. Lees meer

Børge Brende en Didier Reynders. 
Foto: MFA/Rune Bjåstad.

Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken, Børge Brende, heeft een ontmoeting gehad in Brussel op 20 april met zijn twee Belgische collega’s, Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken Didier Reynders en Minister voor Ontwikkelingshulp, Alexander De Croo. Lees meer

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Ter gelegenheid van de Internationale Vrouwendag nodigde Minister Reynders de vrouwelijke ambassadeurs uit die bij de koning zijn geaccrediteerd, net als de medewerksters van zijn beleidscel. De Ambassadeur van Noorwegen, Mevr. Ingrid Schulerud, was aanwezig. Lees meer

A total of 125 million people are in need of emergency assistance and protection, and the UN is calling for record levels of humanitarian aid. ‘As well as mobilising more assistance, we also need to strengthen the UN’s ability to coordinate this assistance. Norway is now providing NOK 70 million in core funding to support the UN’s coordination efforts. The aim is to ensure that aid is provided ... Lees meer

Erna Solberg en Charles Michel Photo: Mission of Norway to the EU

De Noorse premier Erna Solberg heeft op 2 maart de Belgische Eerste Minister Charles Michel ontmoet in Val Duchesse. Lees meer

Erna Solberg, Norwegian Prime Minister. 
Foto: Thomas Haugersveen/Statsministerens kontor.

‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK... Lees meer

The Norwegian Government has taken the initiative to convene an international donor conference for Syria, which will be held in London the 4th of February. Norway, the UK, Germany, Kuwait and the UN are the joint hosts. ‘The war in Syria has caused immense humanitarian suffering. There is an urgent need for more funding to alleviate the humanitarian suffering in Syria and its neighbouring... Lees meer


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Lees meer

This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne. Lees meer

The Norwegian government has introduced temporary border controls to prevent people without the required travel documents from entering the country. Lees meer

‘It is essential to increase climate finance for poor countries in order to reach agreement in Paris and so that the new agreement can be implemented effectively,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Lees meer

Børge Brende

‘I am pleased we have succeeded in gaining broad support for the UN resolution on the protection of human rights defenders. It is vital that human rights defenders are able to carry out their work safely and without risk of reprisals if we are to build sustainable, open and democratic societies,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Lees meer

“De regering gaat door met de intensivering van haar inspanningen op het gebied van onderwijs in landen die worden getroffen door armoede, conflicten en crises. Daarom hebben we een voorstel ingediend om het budget voor hulp op het gebied van onderwijs te verhogen met NOK 500 miljoen”, aldus minister van Buitenlandse Zaken Børge Brende. Lees meer