Our oceans, our future
For a week in June, the UN headquarters was all about the ocean. The first ever UN Ocean Conference was attended by most of the world's countries.
Norway candidate to The World Heritage Comittee 2017
Norway wishes to strengthen the World Heritage Committee’s efforts to promote a more integrated management of World Heritage properties.
First Female Commander of a UN Peacekeeping Force
Norwegian Major General Kristin Lund signed the hand-over document at the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus headquarters yesterday. Lund is the first ever female commander of a UN peacekeeping force.
Norway supports UN's mediation efforts in Syria
- It's crucial that the international community supports the concrete work of the UN to achieve a political solution to the conflict in Syria.
Norway to lead the review of UN police
Norway’s Hilde Frafjord Johnson and Niger's Ambassador Abdallah Wafy co-chairs the team tasked with the important review of the UN Police Division.
Norway's co-chair deliver UN Police Division review
“The work of the UN Police Division need to be changed significantly. We need a real paradigm shift», says Norway’s Hilde Frafjord Johnson. She and Niger’s Ambassador Abdallah Wafy co-chaired the team tasked with the important police review.
Norway supports fund for UN abuse victims
Norway supports UN trust fund for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN personnel.
New Norwegian led rotation in Mali for transport aircraft
Today, five countries signed a new agreement to take part in the Norwegian led rotation for a military transport aircraft to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
Two-year long rotation of military transport aircraft capacity in Mali
Norway and four other countries have established a two-year long rotation of military transport aircraft capacity for the UN Mission in Mali.
UN’s first female Force Commander ends her tour of duty
Major General Kristin Lund of Norway ended her command of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus this week.
Donors welcome strengthened economic cooperation on Palestine
I welcome all constructive steps to strengthen the Palestinian economy, said Norway’s Foreign Minister in meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC).