Increase in humanitarian aid for Rohingya crisis
Norway increases humanitarian aid for the Rohingya crisis with NOK 25 million.
Norway push for more Ombudswork for Children
Children's rights are on the agenda in the UN. Norway takes part in the global discussion in many ways, like independent institutions protecting children's rights.
Kristin Lund the first female UN leader in the Middle East
Norway's Major General Kristin Lund has been appointed as the new head of UNs military observers in the Middle East (UNTSO).
First UN Special Envoy for the Ocean
‘I welcome the appointment of Peter Thomson as UN Special Envoy for the Ocean. This is a clear expression of the Secretary-General’s strong leadership.
The push for gender parity in UN
Secretary-General António Guterres has pledged gender parity at the UN. Norway supports his vision to work for full gender parity by 2030 in senior positions at the United Nations.
Capacity building in Haiti
Four of five Contingent Commanders in Norway's international police missions are women. One of the contributions are to the Haitian National Police.
Norway condemns North Korea’s nuclear test
‘Norway strongly condemns the nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
Disappointed that US to withdraw from Paris Agreement
‘I am very disappointed that the Trump administration has decided to withdraw the US from the most important climate agreement the world has ever seen.
Norway to continue to support United Nations Environment Programme
Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Erik Solheim signed a three-year agreement today on continued Norwegian financial support for UNEP.
Committed to the partnership with Brazil on reducing deforestation
Norway remains a proud partner to Brazil on reducing deforestation. Brazil's results in reduced deforestation 2005-2014 is one of the biggest climate measures ever.
Intensifies engagement to promote stabilisation and resilience in Somalia
Norway launches its strategic framework for engagement in promoting prevention, stabilisation and resilience.