Looking for a specific product?

Make a search for products & suppliers, articles & news.

Espen Barth Eide is Norway’s new Foreign Minister

Espen Barth Eide is Norway's new Foreign Minister. He has broad experience from Norwegian, Russian cooperation.

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg reshuffles the government on Friday. Jonas Gahr Støre, Foreign Minister in the period from 2005 till today, takes over the post as Minister of Health and Care Services.

Norway’s new Minister of Foreign Affairs is Espen Barth Eide. He comes from the post as Minsiter of Defence and is well known among the actors in the Norwegian, Russian cooperation.

"Espen Barth Eide is an eminent politician with broad experience from foreign affair matters and politics," Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg told reporters when he presented his new team of ministers outside the Royal Castle in Oslo before lunch on Friday.

Espen Barth Eide has earlier been State Secretary for in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the period 2000-2001, and has been State Secretary in the Defense Ministry in the period from 2005 to 2010. For the last two years, he has been Minister of Defence.

Before starting to work for the Government, Espen Barth Eide was a researcher in the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs.

Espen Barth Eide will in the postition as Foreign Minister also be the head of the Barents Council, as Norway is in the chair for the period 2011-2013.

Related news

Latest news

Celebrates 30 amazing years

After 30 years in business, AKVA group’s subsidiary Plastsveis welcomed employees, 

New Catapult Centers for us

Bergen Technology Transfer, 

HM King Harald and HM Queen Sonja visited Sørfold

Elkem Salten met Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway

TechnipFMC and DOF Subsea announce the delivery of Skandi Recife and commencement of contract with Petrobras

Skandi Recife has state of the art pipelay and marine technology. 

DOF Subsea awarded FPSO hook-up contract in the Atlantic region

DOF Subsea has been awarded ...

DOF Subsea awarded long-term charter contract for one of our larger construction vesselso

DOF Subsea has been awarded...

http://www2.0123movies.com/movies-nasha-2013-0123movies.html?play=1

Aluminum’s lower conductivity means that a thicker cable is required, 

San Diego's water planning to be enhanced by expert services from DNV GL

The City of San Diego has awarded a multi-million,

New CCO at Steinsvik

Per Ivar has many years’ experience within strategy,