NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was awarded the Sønsteby prize on Monday (9 January 2023) at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway The award is named for Gunnar Sønsteby, Norway’s most decorated war hero, and is given to “brave defenders of fundamental democratic values”. In his acceptance speech, Mr Stoltenberg calledContinue Reading

On Monday 9 January 2023, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will be awarded the Sønsteby Prize 2023 in Oslo, Norway. The Sønsteby Prize, awarded annually by the Gunnar Sønsteby Memorial Fund to “people who are courageous defenders of fundamental democratic values”, is a recognition of the Secretary General’sContinue Reading

NATO Foreign Ministers will meet in Bucharest, Romania on Tuesday and Wednesday (29-30 November 2022) to address Russia’s illegal war, NATO’s support for Kyiv and other partners, ways to strengthen resilience, and the challenges posed by China. Previewing the meeting, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that “NATO will continue toContinue Reading

At the advice of the Chief of Defence, the Government has decided to increase the readiness of the Norwegian Armed Forces as of 1 November. This means that Norway will now implement the next phase of its preparedness plans. The operations and activities of the Norwegian Armed Forces are beingContinue Reading

On 03-05 November 2022, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Türkiye for meetings with the President, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoǧan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the Minister of Defence, Mr. Hulusi Akar, and senior Turkish officials. On Thursday, 03 November 2022, the SecretaryContinue Reading