Norway supports UN efforts for international control of the arms trade
Norway is participating in the fifth Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty in Geneva this week. During the general debate, Norway announced that it will be contributing to the Voluntary Trust Fund (VTF).
A historic opportunity for Sudan
Norway congratulates the parties on having reached a peace agreement for Sudan, and thanks the AU and Ethiopia for their important contributions to the negotiations.
Norway to lead UN’s central platform for development policy
Mona Juul, Norway’s Ambassador to the UN, was today elected President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for a one-year period.
Norway to send assistance to Ebola victims in DR Congo
-The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo is serious. We are therefore sending equipment and a team of experts to the country, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.
Norway enters into partnership with the UN Tax Committee
Norway will provide a total of NOK 35 million to the UN Tax Trust Fund over the next three years.
One year closer 2019
New report on Norway's progress towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Record-high Norwegian core funding to UN organisations in 2019
Norway is increasing its core funding to six UN organisations, to a total of NOK 3 billion (approx. USD 350 million). This is the highest amount of funding Norway has ever allocated to these organisations combined.
Norway to provide USD 40 million for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019
Norway is maintaining a high level of support for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019, with an allocation of NOK 345 million (USD 40 million).
New action plan to combat hunger
Norway has launched a new action plan «Food, People and the Environment» to promote sustainable food systems in the context of Norwegian foreign and development policy for the period 2019-2023.
Norway to provide further contribution to EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa
The Norwegian Government will provide a further NOK 60 million to the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, the EU’s trust fund for stability and addressing the root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa (EUTF for Africa).
New white paper on Norway’s role and interests in multilateral cooperation
The new white paper on Norway’s role and interests in multilateral cooperation analyses the challenges we are facing and describes the steps Norway should take to meet them.