Minister of Foreign Affairs met WTO’s Director General
The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Børge Brende met WTO’s Director General Mr. Roberto Azevêdo on 25 April in Geneva.
63 states to currently have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration
In the lead-up to the Second International Conference on Safe Schools which was recently held in Buenos Aires 28-29 March, Slovakia, France, Canada, Armenia, and Malta endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration.
2nd International Conference on Safe Schools, Buenos Aires
The Second International Conference on Safe Schools took place in Buenos Aires 28 to 29 March 2017.
Norway supports #SheDecides
International women’s day on 8 March was the perfect occasion to raise awareness for women’s rights, for sexual and reproductive rights, and the new global initiative on sexual health and family planning called She Decides.
Norway to provide NOK 2,3 billion to alleviate Syria crisis in 2017
‘This year, Norway will provide at least NOK 2.3 billion in aid to Syria and the neighbouring countries.
Safe Schools Declaration: Canada & France endorse!
France and Canada have become the latest countries to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, announcing their endorsement during the international conference on the protection of children in armed conflicts, hosted in Paris by the French foreign minis
Meet the interns at the Norwegian Mission this semester
Do you want to experience Norwegian engagement in multilateral diplomacy? The Norwegian Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva offers internships to Norwegian students.
Making Trade More Inclusive
On Tuesday 28 February 2017, the Graduate Institute and the Permanent Mission of Belgium in Geneva organised a round table debate on Making Trade More Inclusive.
Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders: Mandate renewed!
March 2017 - During its 34th session, the UN Human Rights Council adopted by consensus the resolution on the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, thereby extending the mandate of Michel Forst by three years.
Norway @34HRC: Importance of protecting human rights defenders
On 28 February, Ms. Marit Berger Røsland, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Norway, presented Norway´s statement to the UN Human Rights Council during the opening of its 34th session.
Donor conference for Nigeria and Lake Chad region on 24 February 2017 in Oslo
Norway, together with Nigeria and Germany, will host an international donor conference in response to the current humanitarian crisis in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region.