Norwegian Statements 2018

Statement in response to the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Dunja Mijatović

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council Vienna, 20 December 2018

Statement on the Death Penalty in the United States of America and Belarus

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 13 December 2018

Interpretative Statement under paragraph IV.1(a)6 of the Rules of Procedure of The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Ministerial Council, Milan, 7 December 2018

Statement to the Ministerial Council of the OSCE

Delivered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide, to the Ministerial Council of the OSCE, Milan, 7 December 2018

Joint Statement Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 29 November 2018

Statement in Reply to the Briefings given by Ambassadors Sajdik and Apakan

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 29 November 2018

Statement on the Situation at the Kerch Strait and in the Sea of Azov

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Special Permanent Council, Vienna, 26 November 2018

Statement in Response to the Head of the Mission to Skopje

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 22 November 2018

Statement in Response to the Representative on the Freedom of the Media

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 22 November 2018

Statement Concerning So-called Elections in Certain Areas of Eastern Ukraine

Delivered by Minister-Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Special Permanent Council, Vienna, 12 November 2018

Statement in Response to the Director of the Conflict Prevention Centre

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 8 November 2018

Joint Statement on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

Delivered by Chargé d'Affaires a.i. William Ekås Sæter at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 1 November 2018

Joint Statement Marking the International Day of the Girl

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 11 October 2018

Statement on the Occasion of the World Day Against the Death Penalty

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 11 October 2018

Statement in Response to the Head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 11 October 2018

Statement in Response to the President of the Parliamentary Assembly

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 11 October 2018

Statement in Response to the Report on the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2018

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 4 October 2018

Statement in Response to the Presentation of the Unified Budget Proposal 2019

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 3 October 2018

Statement in Response to the Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania, Ambassador Bernd Borchardt

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 27 September 2018

Statement in Reply to the Briefings Given by Ambassadors Sajdik and Apakan

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 27 September 2018

Statement at HDIM Working Session 12 on the Rights of Migrants

Delivered by Senior Adviser Lars Løberg at the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM), Warsaw, 18 September 2018

Statement at HDIM Working Session 6 on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination

Delivered by Ambassador Aud Marit Wiig, Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief, at the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM), Warsaw, 13 September 2018

Opening Statement at the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2018

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM), Warsaw, 10 September 2018

Statement Marking 10 Years Since the Hostilities in Georgia in August 2008

Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 30 August 2018

Statement on the Progress Report on the Implementation of the OSCE Gender Action Plan

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 5 July 2018

Statement in Response to the Representative on the Freedom of the Media

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 5 July 2018

Statement on the International day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 21 June 2018

Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 21 June 2018

Statement on the Death Penalty in the United States of America and Belarus

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council Vienna, 14 June 2018

Statement in Response to the Head of the Programme Office in Bishkek

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 7 June 2018

Statement in Response to the High Commissioner on National Minorities

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 7 June 2018

Statement on the State Responsibility for the Downing of the Flight MH-17

Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 31 May 2018

Statement in Response to the Head of the Program Office in Dushanbe, Ambassador Tuula Yrjölä

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 17 May 2018

Statement on the 2019 Programme Outline

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 17 May 2018

Statement in Response to the UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Mr. Volker Türk, and IOM Senior Regional Advisor for Europe and Central Asia, Mr. Manfred Profazi

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 3 May 2018

Statement in Response to Ambassadors Apakan and Sajdik

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 26 April 2018

Statement on ODIHR's Election Observation Methodology

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 19 April 2018

Statement in Response to the Head of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ambassador Bruce G. Berton

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 19 April 2018

Statement in Response to the Report of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan Ambassador John MacGregor

Delivered by First Secretary William Ekås Sæter at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 12 April 2018

Statement on the Use of a Chemical Agent in Salisbury, United Kingdom

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 15 March 2018

Statement on the Detention of Oyub Titiev, Head of the Memorial office in Chechnya

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 15 March 2018

Statement on the Death Penalty in the United States of America and Belarus

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 15 March 2018

Statement on Russia's Ongoing Aggression against Ukraine and Illegal Occupation of Crimea

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 15 March 2018

Statement in Response to to Ambassador Andrea Orizo, Head of the OSCE Mission in Serbia

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 15 March 2018

Statement in Response to Ambassador Melanne Verveer's Address on the International Women's Day

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 8 March 2018

Statement in Response to Ms Ingibjörg Gisladóttir, Director of ODIHR

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 8 March 2018

Statement in Response to Ambassador Maryse Daviet, Head of the OSCE Mission in Montenegro

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 1 March 2018

Statement in Response to the Head of the OSCE Mission to Kosovo

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 15 February 2018

Statement on Security Sector Governance and Reform

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the 68th Joint Meeting of the Forum for Security Co-operation and the Permanent Council, Vienna, 14 February 2018

Statement on the Occasion of Sami People's Day

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 8 February 2018

Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 8 February 2018

Statement in Reply to the Briefings given by Ambassadors Sajdik and Apakan

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 8 February 2018

Response to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 1 February 2018

Response to the Chairs of the Three Committees

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 1 February 2018

Statement in Response to the President of the Parliamentary Assembly

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 25 January 2018

Statement on the Arrest of Human Rights Defender Oyub Titiev

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 18 January 2018