Norway assumes key leadership tasks in UN Security Council
As a member of the UN Security Council 2021-2022, Norway will chair the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sanctions Committee, the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee, and the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict.
Press Release: New agreement to strengthen sustainable ocean-based economies
United Nations Office of Legal Affairs and Norway support developing countries in building sustainable ocean-based economies through strengthened ocean governance.
Strengthening commitment to end SGBV
Press Release following a joint virtual high-level event on ending sexual and gender-based violence.
Norway’s main priorities for the 75th UNGA
Here are Norway's main priorities for the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.
Norway to participate in international cooperation on COVID-19 vaccines
Norway is strongly committed to the effort to develop a vaccine against COVID-19.
Group of Friends to Combat Marine Plastic Pollution
Antigua and Barbuda, Norway and the Maldives launched the new Group of Friends to Combat Plastic Pollution on World Ocean Day, 8 June 2020.
Record Norwegian support for humanitarian efforts and protection
Large parts of this year’s record-high NOK 5.5 billion humanitarian budget is now being disbursed to the United Nations, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Norwegian humanitarian organisations.
Norway renews support for global ceasefire and stronger focus on the needs of people over politics
As the global impact of the Covid-19 outbreak grows, Norway stresses that the appeal for global ceasefire is more important than ever.
Norway to play leading role in international coronavirus summit
The Coronavirus Global Response Summit will be held on 4 May, and Prime Minister Erna Solberg will be one of the co-chairs.
Norway contributes to IAEA test-kits against Covid-19
Norway contributes NOK 22,5 million to Covid-19 test-kits provided by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Norwegian aid to developing countries hits record high
Norway gave a record NOK 37.8 billion in aid to developing countries in 2019, slightly more than 1 per cent of the gross national income (GNI).