FGM: An urgent global problem!
15 June 2017 - Ending female genital mutilation must be a top priority for states, civil society and international organisations, says Ambassador Hans Brattskar, Norway’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva.
Tripartism: Part of the same future
On 7 June 2017, the Government of Norway and the social partners; convened an information session titled “Tripartism: Part of the same future”.
#LeavingNoOneBehind - Equity, gender and human rights
To realise the goals in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it is apparent that no one must be left behind. At this year’s World Health Assembly Norway hosted a side-event titled “Leaving no-one behind: Equity, gender and human rights.
New technologies to prevent future health crises: The role of CEPI
"The first obligation of any government is to protect the inhabitants of its country.
The 106th International Labour Conference: Building a future with decent work
From 5 until 16 June 2017, the International Labour Organization (ILO) holds its 106th annual conference (ILC) in Geneva.
#NotATarget - Attacks on Healthcare
Acts of violence against hospitals and the health workforce have sadly become a regular occurence. Addressing this alarming situation is crucial.
WHA70th - Norway's Minister: "WHO must stay its course"
During the General discussion at the World Health Assembly on 23 May 2017 the Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services, Mr Bent Høie held a statement focusing on strenghtening health systems in the era of sustainable development.
INVITATION to an Event: Tripartism: Part of the same future Experiences from the Norwegian social dialogue
Wednesday, 7 June 2017 13.30 - 14:30, Room VII Palais des Nations Side Event in the margins of the 106th Session of the International Labour Conference
Food & Health & Climate: EAT launches new regional forum
On 24 May 2017, Norway co-hosted a launch in support of EAT and Indonesia’s new Asia-Pacific Food Forum, which will address the interconnected challenges of food, health and environmental sustainability facing the world’s most populous region.
Member States Convene for the 70th World Health Assembly
The governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Health Assembly commenced on 22 May 2017. For nearly two weeks, member states will discuss global health issues, and how the WHO should address these.
EduApp4Syria: Tech tool to help children in conflict continue learning
Norway recently launched a new learning tool to make it possible for children to learn to read in areas where schools have been bombed and teachers and families have been forced to flee.