The NATO Secretary General in Norway

  • 30 May. 2023 - 01 Jun. 2023
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  • Last updated: 30 May. 2023 12:32

The NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Norway to engage with the national authorities and civil society, and chair the Informal Meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs, which is taking place in Oslo on 31 May – 01 June 2023.

On Tuesday, 30 May 2023, the Secretary General will have an audience with King Harald V of Norway, at the Royal Palace in Oslo. There is no media opportunity.

Later that day, Mr. Stoltenberg will give a speech at an event co-organised by the Norwegian Atlantic Committee (DNAK) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, at Gamle Logen, Oslo. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anniken Huitfeldt, will open the event, which will take place in Norwegian.

Also on Tuesday, the Secretary General will meet with the Prime Minister of Norway, Jonas Gahr Støre. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Defence will attend the meeting. The Secretary General and the Prime Minister will give a press conference together at the Office of the Prime Minister. The press conference will be in English.

On Wednesday and Thursday (31 May-01 June 2023), the NATO Secretary General will chair the meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Oslo. More information about this event is available here.

Media advisory

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

12.00 – 13.00 (CEST)         The Secretary General participates at event together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway (IN NORWEGIAN)

18.00 – 18.30 (CEST)         Joint press conference with the Secretary General and the Prime Minister of Norway

Media coverage

A video of the Secretary General’s speech at Gamle Logen with English subtitles will be available on the NATO website after the event. A translation of the speech into English will be published on the NATO website.

The press conference will be streamed live on the NATO website. A transcript of the Secretary General’s remarks at the press conference will be available on the NATO website.

Photos from these events will be available on the NATO website.

Media accreditation for the Oslo Ministerial meeting will not give access to these events. Please contact the hosts for information on access.