This article is based on a chronicle written by Børge Brende, Foreign Minister of Norway, published in Norwegian newspaper VG on October 17, 2016.

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Photo:  Sven Gj. Gjeruldsen, Det kongelige hoff.

This year The King and Queen’s 25th year jubilee as Norway’s Royal couple is being celebrated in many different events across the nation. One of these was the Garden party in the Their Majesties The King and Queen’s own backyard, the Palace Park. The 1500 guests came from all over the country, including Svalbard and included the political leadership, spearheaded by Prime Minister Erna Solberg,...

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Prime Minister Erna Solberg. 
Photo: Kjetil Ree.

Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s speech at Arctic Frontiers 2014 in Tromsø

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Photo: Christian Houge.

"The Arctic: Important for Norway, important for the world", Norway's Foreign Minister, Mr. Børge Brende, writes in an article on Norway's Arctic policy, in the recent issue of Harvard International Review, concluding "We need ideas, as well as oceans and ice".

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Photo: Orsolya Haarberg/ NTB scanpix .

Speech by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, held at the University of Tromsø, 28 October 2013.

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