Tagged: Norwegian Parliament

Is Stortinget hack proof?

Norwegian parliamentary committee fears election hacking this September The Local The first vice chair of Norway’s Standing Committee on Justice, Anders B. Werp, says that he fears the country is ill-prepared for potential hacking...

Pictorial health warnings on tobacco products in Norway

By July 1, 2011 all cigarette packs in Norway shall carry a pictorial health warning, writes the Norwegian Government on its website. “Research shows that pictorial warnings are far more efficient than textual warnings....

Dørum: Immigration issue divides Norway

Norwegian politician: Visit to UND reaffirms faith in liberal arts education By: Chuck Haga, Grand Forks Herald For Odd Einar Dørum, a leading member of the Norwegian parliament, a visit to Grand Forks and...

Jagland elected Secretary General of the Council of Europe

The President of the Norwegian Storting (Norwegian parliament) and the Norwegian Nobel Committee was today, Sept. 29, elected Secretary General of the Council of Europe by the organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly. Torbjørn Jagland obtained 165...

Norway vote may break Lofoten drilling gridlock

OSLO, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Norway’s election next month offers a chance to break years of political gridlock over oil and gas activities in the pristine Lofoten region, one of the last major stretches...

Latest Poll: Clear majority for the opposition

The latest poll made by Respons for Aftenposten shows a clear majority for the opposition, just one month ahead of the Parliamentary election, with 80 seats for the red/green coalition and 89 for the...

Reduced pensions for future MPs in Norway

  The present “golden” pension scheme for the nation’s Members of Parliament will this fall be replaced by a pension plan more in line with the ordinary national pension scheme for most of us. ...

Operational Command moves to the Arctic

    August 1 2009 the Norwegian Operational Command Headquarters opens in Reitan outside Bodø, thus making Norway the first country to move its military command leadership to the Arctic. By The Barents Observer...

NATO PA’s Spring Session to be held in Oslo

The Norwegian Parliament will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Spring Session from 22 to 26 May, bringing together in Oslo some 300 parliamentarians from the 28 NATO member countries from North America and Europe...