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2016

High-Level Conference on the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)

Statement by Director of Humanitarian Affairs in Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ms. Leni Stenseth, to the High-Level Conference on the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), 13 December 2016.

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime

Statement given by Norway's Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative May-Elin Stener, 9 December 2016.

Reaching the Furthest Behind First: Implementing the 2030 Agenda

Welcoming remarks by Norway's Crown Prince Haakon to the seminar on Reaching the Furthest Behind First: Implementing the 2030 Agenda, 7 December 2016.

Awards for Excellence in Human Development Reporting

Speech given by His Royal Highness The Crown Prince at the Awards for Excellence in Human Development Reporting, New York, 6 December 2016.

Providing quality, accessible health care to women, children and adolescents

Statement by Permanent Representative Mr. Geir O. Pedersen on the 2nd panel of the Every Woman Every Child Everywhere series about Urban Humanitarian Crises, Providing quality, accessible health care to women, children and adolescents, 29 November 2016.

Informal meeting with Secretary-General-designate

Joint statement on behalf of Colombia, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Jordan, Mexico, Norway and Ghana at the informal meeting with the Secretary-General-designate António Guterres, given by Ghana's Ambassador Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, 19 October 2016.

UNGA71: Women’s Leadership and Gender Perspectives on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

Opening statement by Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg, 20 September 2016.

UNGA71: Leaders’ Summit on Refugees

Statement given by Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg on the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees at the Seventy-first Session of the General Assembly, 20 September 2016.

UNICEF: Strategic Plan: updated financial estimates, 2016-2019

Statement given by Ms. Monica Svenskerud from Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Norway at the UNICEF Executive Board Second Regular Session 2016, 15 September 2016.

UNOPS: Item nr. 8

Statement given by Ingrid Hordvei Dana from Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the UNOPS excecutive board meeting , 7 September 2016.

UNFPA: Evaluation of UNFPAs support for family planning 2008-2013

Joint statement given by Ingrid Hordvei Dana from Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of Sweden, the UK and Finland, at the Executive Board of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS, 6 September 2016.

UN Women: Structured Dialogue on Financing

Joint statement by Norway's Deputy Permanent Representative May-Elin Stener, on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland. Estonia and Norway to the second regular session of the UN-Women Executive Board, 1 September 2016.

HLPF: Norway's report on the 2030 Agenda

Statement delivered at the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) by Norway's Prime Minister Ms. Erna Solberg, July 19 2016.

ECOSOC: Humanitarian Affairs

Statement Humanitarian Affairs Segment at ECOSOC by H.E. Ms. May-Elin Stener, 27 June 2016.

UN Women: Executive Board

Statement on Annual Report of the Executive Director by Mr. Geir O. Pedersen at the Annual Session 2016, 27 June 2016.

UNICEF: Evaluation reports and management

Joint statement by Monica Svenskerud from Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to UNICEF Executive Board Annual Session, 15 June 2016.

UNICEF: Midterm review of the integrated budget

Joint statement by Monica Svenskerud from Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of Australia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America to the UNICEF Executive Board Annual Session, 15 June 2016.

CRPD: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Statement by May-Elin Stener at the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 15 June 2016.

UNICEF: Executive Board Annual Session 2016

Statement by Ambassador May Elin Stener at the UNICEF Executive Board Annual Session, 14 June 2016.

UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS: Executive Board

Statement on UNDP segment, Annual Report of the Administrator by H.E. Ms. May-Elin Stener, 8 June 2016.

UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS: Executive Board

Joint statement by Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States of America on Midterm review of the UNDP integrated budget, delivered by Mr. Andreas Danevad, 8 June 2016.

UNCOPS: United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit

Statement by National Police Commissioner Odd Reidar Humlegård on the Current and Future Trends for the United Nations Police. Given to the United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS), 3 June 2016.

Information and intelligence in UN peacekeeping operations

Statement by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen at the open high-level debate on information and intelligence in UN peacekeeping operations, 31 May 2016.

PFII: Consultation on participation of indigenous peoples

Joint statement by Ambassador May-Elin Stener at the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on the process concerning ways to enable the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions on issues affecting them, 18 May 2016.

Women and Mediation

Opening statement by Foreign Minister Børge Brende at the side-event on Women and Mediation: Experiences in Ensuring Wider Participation of Women in Peace Processes, 11 May 2016.

Habitat III: Urban services and technologies

Statement by Ms. Marit Viktoria Pettersen, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, 27 April 2016.

Habitat III: Housing and Sustainable Urban Development

Statement by Ms. Marit Viktoria Pettersen, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), 25 April 2016.

Financing for Development follow-up

Statement by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen at the Economic and Social Council, 18 April 2016.

Population and Development: Strengthening demographic evidence

Statement by Ambassador May-Elin Stener at the Commission on Population and Development on Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda, 13 April 2016.

CSW60: Understanding and Countering Violent Extremism

Statement by State Secretary Tone Skogen at a CSW60 side-event on Gender Sensitive Understanding and Women's Roles in Violent Extremism, 17 March 2016.

CSW60: Financing for Education

Financing for Education: A key to empowering women and girls. Statement by State Secretary Tone Skogen at a CSW60 side-event, 16 March 2016.

CSW60: Empowering Women Human Rights Defenders

Statement by State Secretary Tone Skogen at the CSW60 side-event; Empowering Women by Empowering Women Human Rights Defenders, 16 March 2016.

CSW60: Children, invisible victims of gender violence

Statement by State Secretary Tone Skogen at the CSW60 side-event Children: invisible victims of gender violence, at Instituto Cervantes, 16 March 2016.

CSW60: Harmful Practices against Girls and Women

Statement by State Secretary Tone Skogen on the CSW60 side-event: Harmful Practices against Girls and Women; particularly FGM, Child Marriage and Son Preference. Time is now! Let’s end harmful practices against women and girls by 2030, 16 March 2016.

CSW60: Building Alliances for Sustainable Development

Statement by Minister Solveig Horne at the side-event; Building alliances for gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 16 March 2016.

CSW60: Nordic Council of Ministers

Statement by Minister Solveig Horne on the CSW60 side-event on Women's empowerment and the Sustainable Developement Goals: Education is key, 16 March 2016.

CSW60: 60th Commission on the Status of Women

National statement at the 60th Commission on the Status of Women by Norway's Minister of Children and Equality Solveig Horne, 15 March 2016.

CSW60: Women’s Economic Empowerment

Statement by Minister Solveig Horne on the CSW60 side-event about Women’s Economic Empowerment, a UN Women’s High Level Panel, 15 March 2016.

CSW60: Ending Violence Against Women and Girls, Ministers Speak Out

Statement by Minister Solveig Horne at the CSW60 side-event: Interactive Town Hall Discussion – Violence Against Women and Girls: Ministers speak out, 15 March 2016.

CSW60: Parental Leave – learning from the Norwegian experience

Statement by Minister Solveig Horne at the CSW60 side-event Parental Leave – learning from the Norwegian experience, with New America, 14 March 2016.

CSW60: Violence Against Indigenous Women

Statement by Minister Solveig Horne on the CSW60 side-event on Violence Against Indigenous Women, with the Sami Parliament, 14 March 2016

CSW60: Normative, Legal and Policy Frameworks for Gender Equality

Statement by Minister Solveig Horne at a CSW60 side-event on: Strengthening normative, legal and policy frameworks for gender equality and women's empowerment, 14 March 2016.

Mediation in Action

Statement by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen on DPA’s Standby Team of Mediation Advisers, 26 February 2016.

ECOSOC: Operational activities for development

Statement in the Economic and Social Council on Operational activities for development, held by Policy Director Berit Fladby, 24 February 2016.

UN Women: Structured dialogue on financing

Statement at UN Women's first regular board session, given by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen, 9 February 2016.

CSD: Rethinking and strengthening social development

Statement on Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world, by Georg Antonsen from the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion at the 54th session of the commision, 4 February 2016.

UNICEF: Follow-up to UNAIDS

Statement at the UNICEF Executive Board, on UNICEF follow-up to recommendations and decisions of the UNAIDS 35th and 36th Programme Coordinating Board meeting. Joint statement Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland, delivered by Ms. Monica Svenskerud, 3 February 2016.

UNICEF: Resource mobilization strategy

Statement on behalf of Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA, at Unicef's First Regular Session of the Executive Board, delivered by Ms. Monica Svenskerud, 2 February 2016.

Youth Forum: Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda

Norway's Minister of Children and Equality Solveig Horne's statement at the 2016 ECOSOC Youth Forum: “Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda”, 1 February 2016.

UNFPA: Partnerships for addressing maternal and child health

Statement by Alf Håvard Vestrheim at the executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Special Event: “Partnerships for addressing maternal and child health and realizing the demographic dividend: African faith-based organizations in the lead”, 28 January 2016.