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I debated Europe’s future at a breakfast event in Oslo organised by Civita, a liberal think-tank, on 12 May with Harald Magnus Andreassen, chief Economist at Swedbank Norway, and Jan Erik Grindheim, president of the European Movement Norway. Watch the video here Tweet

Posted 12 May 2015 in Blog, Europe, Norway
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I was interviewed by Ingeborg Eliassen for Norwegian newspaper Aftenbladet about whether the new Juncker Commission will rescue Europe. Tweet

Posted 11 Sep 2014 in Aftenbladet, Blog, euro, Europe, Norway
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Last Friday, 16 May, I was a keynote speaker at the 1st European Hospitality Tribunal in Stavanger, organised by the International Cities of Refuge Network, ICORN, an association of cities and regions around the world dedicated to the value of freedom of expression. My speech about freedom of movement and how to build a coalition […]

Posted 22 May 2008 in Blog, Britain, Immigration, Norway
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I presented my ideas on immigration to Norway’s minister of labour and social inclusion, Bjarne Håkon Hanssen (far right in picture, a social democrat politically), at a seminar in Oslo this week organised by Civita. He is preparing (hopefully progressive) immigration reforms. Tweet

Posted 18 Jan 2008 in Blog, Immigration, Norway
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In Norwegian. Read it here Tweet

Posted 06 Nov 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Norway
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An article in ABC Nyheter. Click hereDag Ekelberg of Civita writing about what I said in Dagbladet. Read it hereSofie Mathiassen interviewed me for Dagens Naeringsliv. Read it here Tweet

Posted 29 Oct 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Norway
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Click here to read the full article in Norwegian. Tweet

Posted 26 Oct 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Norway
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I spoke at a breakfast meeting in Oslo this morning organised by a Norwegian think-tank called Civita, along with Per-Willy Amundsen of the anti-immigration Progress party and Olaf Thommessen of the Liberal party. I got a fantastic reception. Thanks Tweet

Posted 25 Oct 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Norway
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For those of you who understand Norwegian, Immigrants has been reviewed, positively I’m told, on Civita’s website. Tweet

Posted 02 Jun 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Norway
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Jan Tystad has published an interview with me in Dagsavisen, a Norwegian newspaper, entitled "Europa trenger innvandrerne" ("Europe needs immigrants"). Tweet

Posted 28 Mar 2007 in Blog, Immigration, Norway