Tagged: Erna Solberg

Solberg wins first Global Citizen Prize

The Norwegian prime minister’s commitment to equal rights for women earns her this recognition Global Citizen Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has been awarded the inaugural Global Citizen Prize for a World Leader for...

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New governing coalition agreed

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg presented her new cabinet with Progress and Liberal parties The Local Norway’s rightwing coalition was confirmed on Jan. 14, more than four months after September’s general elections. Prime Minister...

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Solberg’s New Year

Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s address to Norway, 2018 Things are looking brighter for Norway. Since I held my New Year speech last year, the number of job seekers registered with the Norwegian Labor and...

Conservatives lead in polls

For the first time in nine months, Norway’s current governing coalition seems likely to retain power The Local With just under a month to go until Norway’s general election, the opposition Labor Party has...

Don’t drill, baby, don’t drill

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway When Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg was interviewed by Dagens Næringsliv (the Norwegian business newspaper) at this year’s Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) international oil and gas industries fair in...

Will the next UNSG be a woman?

All eight UN Secretary-Generals have been men, but two Norwegian women are potential candidates Ilan Kelman The Foreigner The Campaign to Elect a Woman UN Secretary-General lists specific criteria for the post. It advocates...

Solberg to Brussels

Norwegian PM meets with new EU leaders Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Erna Solberg met three EU top dogs in Brussels on Jan. 21. She spoke with incumbent European Council President Donald Tusk, newly elected...

A very close race

While a large number of Norwegians want Erna Solberg as the next Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg also has popular support Staff Compilation While it seems that most Norwegians trust Erna Solberg (Conservative Party) to...

Norway’s most powerful woman

Kristin Skogen Lund, President of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and Executive Director of Telenor, was named Norway’s most powerful woman by Kapital magazine. It is the first time that a business leader...

Conservative Party is No. 1 in latest poll

The Conservative Party (Høyre) tops the May poll conducted by polling company Opinion, and is now Norway’s largest political party, supported by more than 30 percent of the voters. The right-wing Progress Party (FrP)...