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.
Increase in humanitarian aid for Rohingya crisis
Norway increases humanitarian aid for the Rohingya crisis with NOK 25 million.
Norway to chair UN expert group on nuclear disarmament verification
Norway was today chosen to chair the UN Group of Governmental Experts to consider the role of verification in advancing nuclear disarmament.
Norway’s Special Envoy to the High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy
Vidar Helgesen has been appointed Norway’s Special Envoy to the High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy.
Increased contribution to UN emergency response fund
Norway to provide NOK 420 million (appx USD 52 million) to the UN emergency response fund in 2018.
Norway provides NOK 125 million to UN agency for Palestine refugees
‘I am deeply concerned about the humanitarian consequences of the underfunding of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA),' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.
Norway pledges NOK 2 billion to the Global Partnership for Education
Norway is at the forefront of international efforts to promote global education, and is also one of the largest donors to the Global Partnership for Education.
Norway to maintain its support for UN Refugee Agency
Norway announced today that it will provide NOK 350 million in core funding for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in 2018.
International community joins Norway in supporting human rights defenders
UN Member States unanimously endorsed the free and independent role of human rights defenders at the UN today. The draft resolution was put forward by Norway, which chaired the negotiations.
Norway provides additional humanitarian aid to Yemen
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide took part in the UN international donor conference for Yemen today. ‘This is currently the world’s worst humanitarian crisis,’ she said.
Norwegian resolution on internally displaced persons adopted in the UN
More than 40 million persons are displaced in their own countries due to conflict. Norway has put forward a resolution on internally displaced persons, which was adopted in the UN today. ‘This resolution is important.