Monthly Archives: May 2016

Norway on ‘World Press Freedom Day’

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende on World Press Freedom Day:

Norway MFA‘Access to information is crucial if people are to be able to make informed decisions about matters that affect them, and to understand and exercise their rights. A broad range of independent media outlets is also vital so that people can have access to a variety of information. These media outlets can shine a critical spotlight on the exercise of power and authority and promote transparency and accountability,’ ©Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway     Continue to read

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The Human Rights at the heart of Norwegian Foreign Policy

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The Netherlands EU Presidency on the railway infrastructure governance

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On 19 April 2016 the Netherlands Presidency reached an informal agreement with the European Parliament regarding the opening of the domestic rail passenger markets in the Member States and the strengthening of the independence of rail infrastructure managers to ensure effective and non-discriminatory access to infrastructure. Continue to read