Norwegian Statements 2019

Joint Statement of the Group of Friends of Georgia on the Russia-Georgia Conflict

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad, Permanent Representative of Norway to the OSCE, at the 26th OSCE Ministerial Council Closing Plenary Session, December 2019, Bratislava

Statement to the Ministerial Council of the OSCE

Delivered by Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide, at the 26th OSCE Ministerial Council Opening Plenary Session, Bratislava, 5 December 2019

Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 28 November 2019

Statement in Response to the Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 21 November 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 21 November 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 14 November 2019

Statement in Response to the Co-Chairs of the Geneva International Discussions

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 14 November 2019

Statement in Response to the High Commisioner on National Minorities

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 7 November 2019

Statement in Response to the Co-Ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 31 October 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 31 October 2019

Statement in Response to the OSCE Head of Mission to Moldova

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 17 October 2019

Statement in Response to the Report on the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2019

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 17 October 2019

Statement on the World Day Against the Death Penalty

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 10 October 2019

Statement in Response to the Director of the Conflict Prevention Centre

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 10 October 2019

Statement in Response to the Presentation of the Unified Budget Proposal 2020

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 3 October 2019

Statement on Combating Racism and Discrimination at the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM)

Delivered by Ambassador Jostein Leiro, Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief, at the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) Warsaw, 24 September 2019

Opening Statement at the 23rd Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) Warsaw, 2019

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the HDIM, Warsaw, 16 September 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 6 September 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council Vienna, 5 September 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 6 September 2019

Statement on the Organising of the 2019 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 26 July 2019

Statement on the Organising of the 2019 OSCE Asian Conference

Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 26 July 2019

Statement on Civil Society Participation

Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 25 July 2019

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

Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 18 July 2019

Statement in Response to the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Mr. Lasha Darsalia

Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 18 July 2019

Statement in Response to the Head of the Program Office in Dushanbe

Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 18 July 2019

Statement in Response to the Acting Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 11 July 2019

Statement in Response to the Head of the Mission to Skopje

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 11 July 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 4 July 2019

Joint Statement of the Group of Friends on the Safety of Journalists

Delivered by Greece to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 4 July 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 4 July 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 20 June 2019

Statement in response to the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 20 June 2019

Joint Statement of the Group of Friends of Georgia on the so-called parliamentary elections held in Georgia’s South Ossetia region

Delivered by Poland to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 13 June 2019

Statement in Response to the Head of the OSCE Centre in Asghabat

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 13 June 2019

Remarks on Sustainable Development as Sustainable Security

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the OSCE Security Day on the OSCE and the Sustainable Development Goals, Vienna, 4 June 2019

Statement in Response to the Head of the Programme Office in Bishkek and the Director of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council Vienna, 6 June 2019

Statement on the Abolishment of the Death Penalty in New Hampshire

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 6 June 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 30 May 2019

Statement on the End of Service of the Chief Monitor, Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council Vienna, 30 May 2019

Statement in response to the High Commisioner on National Minorities

Delivered by First Secretary William Ekås Sæter to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 23 May 2019

Statement in response to Ambassador John MacGregor, Project Co-Ordinator in Uzbekistan

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 16 May 2019

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

Delivered by Ambassador Natasha Cayer at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 16 May 2019

Joint Statement on World Press Freedom Day

Delivered by Switzerland on behalf of Andorra, Canada, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 2 May 2019

Statement on the 2020 Programme Outline

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 2 May 2019

Statement on the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Delivered by chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 28 March 2019

Statement on the Moratorium on Executions in California

Delivered by chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 28 March 2019

Statement on the Sentencing of Oyub Titiev

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 28 March 2019

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

Delivered by First Secretary William Ekås Sæter to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 14 March 2019

Statement on the International Women's Day

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 7 March 2019

Statement in Response to the Director of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 7 March 2019

Statement in response to the Head of the OSCE Mission in Montenegro

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad at the Permanent Council Vienna, 28 February 2019

Statement on the Sami People's Day

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 7 February 2019

Statement in reply to the briefings given by Ambassadors Sajdik and Apakan

Delivered by chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council Vienna, 1 February 2019

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

Delivered by chargé d’Affaires a.i. Henning Hj. Johansen, to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 31 January 2019

Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hjortland Johansen to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 31 January 2019

Statement in reply to the briefing given by Ambassador Villadsen

Delivered by Minister Counsellor Henning Hj. Johansen at the Permanent Council, Vienna, 24 January 2019

Statement in Response to the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Delivered by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad to the Permanent Council, Vienna, 17 January 2019