Tagged: Stortinget

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...

Norway may soon ease restrictions on dual citizenship

Venstre wants to make dual citizenship possible for immigrants and Norwegians abroad M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Norway has long had restrictive rules on dual citizenship. That situation may change after the Storting (Parliament)...

Stoltenberg: "Freedom of speech will be our weapon"

On Monday August 1st, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg addressed the Norwegian parliament, Stortinget, during the memorial for victims of the tragedy of 22 July, 2011. Your Majesty, Your Royal Highness, Mr President, The Norwegian...

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....

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...

The Norwegian National Opera celebrates 50 years

On Sept. 16 the The Norwegian National Opera (NNO) celebrated its 50th anniversary, with a performance of Antonín Dvorák’s Rusalka. King Harald V and Queen Sonja were present during the celebration at the new Opera House. NNO was...