Tagged: Prime Minister

Norway’s Premier Vows to Keep an Open Society

OSLO — The prime minister of Norway acknowledged on Wednesday that his country had fundamentally changed as a result of the attacks on a youth camp and government complex last week, but he vowed...

Labor lands top posts in Norway’s Parliament

Labor Party veterans will be taking over top posts when Norway’s Parliament reconvenes next week. The Labor Party’s Dag Terje Andersen leaves the post as Minister of Labor and Social Inclusion to become the...

Former Norwegian Prime Minister in Duluth, Minn.

Kjell-Magne Bondevik served two terms as Prime Minister of Norway between 1997 and 2005. But in 1998, he took a leave of absence to battle depression. Bondevik was the first prime minister to openly discuss his...

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...

Norway’s PM attending High-Level Event on REDD

At a meeting in New York on September 23, heads of state and government from all over the world underlined the need for an agreement to reduce deforestation in developing countries. “Norway has been...

Norwegian Candidate to head the Council of Europe?

The election of the next Secretary General of the Council of Europe will take place in Strasbourg on Sept. 29. Thorbjørn Jagland, President of Parliament and former Prime Minister of Norway, now stands a...

President Obama congratulates Prime Minster Stoltenberg

President Barack Obama today congratulated Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on the renewal of Stoltenberg’s mandate as Prime Minister and his party’s success in Norway’s recent elections, writes the Norwegian Government on their website....

Norway’s red-green government to continue

“We have received the voters’ confidence to govern for another four years. With a red-green majority in Parliament we intend to renew and intensify our policy. We shall respect the confidence shown to us,”...