Tagged: Jonas Gahr Støre

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...

Norway signs Nagoya Protocol on biodiversity

Norway has signed the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity, the most important global environmental agreement since the turn of the millennium. “I am very pleased that the international community has succeeded...

Norway welcomes new START Treaty on nuclear disarmament

“I am very pleased that Russia has now ratified the new START Treaty on strategic nuclear arms reduction,” said Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre. The Russian Parliament approved the new treaty today. It has...

New partnerships in the Northern Dimension

The Foreign Ministers in the Northern Dimension have agreed to cooperate more closely on transport and logistics, and culture. Norway will focus in particular on maritime transport. “The Northern Dimension, with its concrete projects...