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Internasjonalt samarbeid, bærekraft og grønne løsninger var tema for digitalt besøk til California

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Internasjonalt samarbeid, bærekraft og grønne løsninger sto på dagsorden da kronprins Haakon besøkte San Francisco denne uken. Med i følget var utenriksminister Ine Eriksen Søreide, næringsminister Iselin Nybø, olje- og energiminister Tina Bru og en norsk næringslivsdelegasjon. – I en tid med reiserestriksjoner ønsker vi å prøve ut nye virkemidler for å fremme Norge og […]

Source: Regjeringen.no


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Virtual Visit by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to the State of California

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Day 1 Focusing on Norway and California’s partnership in the global effort to combat climate change, their strong coastal cultures, and their shared interest in deploying new technology to promote a sustainable future, the program for Day 1 will addresses how important an exchange of ideas is to achieving common climate goals. HRH Crown Prince […]

Source: Norway Events


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Norway Wealth Fund Should Invest in Fewer Companies, Government Says

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Norway’s $1.3 trillion wealth fund, the world’s largest, should reduce the size of its global company reference index by between 25% and 30% to better follow up companies, primarily by removing small-cap stocks, the finance ministry proposed on Friday. The move reflects the growing awareness among international investors about risk in the environmental, social and […]

Source: Reuters


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Intensifying Negotiations on Transatlantic Data Privacy Flows

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On March 25, 2021, EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo, made the following statement regarding the negotiations on transatlantic data privacy flows: “The U.S. Government and the European Commission have decided to intensify negotiations on an enhanced EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework to comply with the July 16, 2020 judgment of […]

Source: The European Commission


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Katherine Tai Confirmed as U.S. Trade Rep in 98-0 Senate Vote

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Katherine Tai easily won Senate confirmation as U.S. Trade Representative, putting the former congressional staffer at the center of thorny decisions on enforcement and tariffs that President Joe Biden inherited from Donald Trump. The Senate approved Tai, the first woman of color to serve in the job, in a 98-0 vote on Wednesday. She joins […]

Source: Bloomberg


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