Norwegian Statements 2017

Joint Statement on the Ban on LGBTI Activities in Ankara, Turkey

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 14 December 2017

Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council Vienna, 30 November 2017

Statement on Human Rights Defenders

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 23 November 2017

Statement in Response to the High Commisioner on National Minorities

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 16 November 2017

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 9 November 2017

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 2 November 2017

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

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 12 October 2017

Statement in Response to the Vice President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 12 October 2017

Statement in Response to the Foreign Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 12 October 2017

Statement in Response to the Secretary General's Presentation of the Unified Budget Proposal 2018

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 5 October 2017

Statement in Response to the Report of the Director of ODIHR on the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2017

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 5 October 2017.

Statement in respons to countering VERLT

As delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, 29 September 2017

Statement in respons to the Special Representative on Gender Issues

As delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, 28 September 2017

Statement in response to updates on the situation in Ukraine

As delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, 28 September 2017

Opening Statement to the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2017

As delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2017, Warsaw, 11 September 2017

31 Aug 17 Joint Statement on Freedom of Expression in Azerbaijan

Delivered by Switzerland, on behalf of Norway and Switzerland on 31 August 2017.

31. Aug 17 Joint Statement in response to new OSCE Secretary General

Statement delivered by Canada, on behalf of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein on 31 August 2017.

31. Aug. 2017 Statement in response to the HoM Kosovo

As delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Minister Counsellor Henning Hjortland Johansen, 31 August 2017

Joint Statement by Norway and Canada on borderisation in Georgia

Delivered by the Canadian Ambassador on July 13.

Statement on VERLT at the Informal Ministerial Meeting, Mauerbach

Delivered by State Secretary Ms. Tone Skogen, July 11.

Opening statement at the Informal Ministerial Meeting, Mauerbach

Delivered by State Secretary Ms. Tone Skogen, 11 July.

Statement on European Security

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council Vienna, 25. July 2018

Statement in response to the Secretary General's presentation of the 2018 Programme Outline

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

Statement in response to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Security and Multilateral Issues of the Czech Republic, Mr Ivo Šrámek

1 June 2017

Joint Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

18 May 2017

Statement in response to Ambassadors Apakan and Sajdik

11 May 2017

Joint Statement on Capital Punishment in Belarus

11 May 2017

Joint Statement on World Press Freedom Day

4 May 2017

Joint Statement on ODIHR's election observation methodology

27 April 2017

Joint statement on Death Penalty in the United States

27 April 2017

Statement in response to the Director of ODIHR, Michael Link

6 April 2017

Statement on the situation in Eastern Ukraine

5 April 2017

Joint Statement on the so-called "parliamentary elections" in the occupied Abkhazia region of Georgia

23 March 2017

Statement on the Military Aspects of Cyber Security

22 March 2017

Statement on the Three Year Anniversary of the Illegal Annexation of Crimea

16 March 2017

Statement in response to the Representative on Freedom of the Media, Ms Dunja Mijatovic

9 March 2017

Joint Statement on Zero Discrimination Day

2 March 2017

Statement in response to UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Mr Volker Türk

2 March 2017

Statement on the decision to hold a referendum in the breakaway Tskhinvali Region of Georgia

16 February 2017

Statement by Norway on the Role of the Military Chaplains in the armed forces and the freedom of belief (in peacetime or at war)

15 February 2017

Statement by Chair of the Security Committee Ambassador Steffen Kongstad

9 February 2017

Statement in response to the Head of OSCE Mission in Kosovo

2 February 2017

Statement on the situation in Ukraine

31 January 2017

Statement in response to the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, H.E. Ambassador Constantinescu

26 January 2017

Statement in response to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus as Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

26 January 2017

Statement in response to the Chairman-in-Office H.E. Sebastian Kurz

12 January 2017