Norway takes over the presidency of the Mine Ban Convention
“Last year, landmines and explosive remnants of war caused more than 7000 registered deaths and injuries. Each victim is one too many.
Norway in New Partnership Deal with the WHO
On Friday 23 November 2018, Norway and the World Health Organization (WHO) entered into a new partnership deal adding up to more than NOK200 million (approximately USD23 million).
Nuclear disarmament verification: a special priority for Norway
UN expert group chaired by Norway met in Geneva last week to discuss verification of nuclear disarmament.
World Toilet Day 2018
"When nature calls, we need a toilet. But, billions of people don't have one." This is the narrative of this year's World Toilet Day campaign.
#beatmarinelitter – a need for better governance?
The panel will bring together representatives from Permanent Missions, UN agencies based in Geneva, civil society organizations and the private sector.
Return challenges for displaced Afghans
Ahead of the Geneva Ministerial Conference for Afghanistan, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN in Geneva are pleased to invite you to a panel discussion on Afghan displacement, followed by an opening of
WE HAVE A VOICE TOO: Young Peoples’ Contributions to Peace - 7. Nov 2018, 09:00 - 10:30
This event, organized by UN Women in partnership with the Permanent Missions of Finland, Australia, and Norway, brings together young women leaders from different countries.
Ledig midlertidig stilling ved Norges faste delegasjon i Genève: Lokalt ansatt saksbehandler
Norwegian diplomat Geir O. Pedersen to be new UN Special Envoy for Syria
‘I am very pleased that the UN Secretary-General has given one of our foremost diplomats the important task of leading the UN’s efforts in forging an inclusive and credible political solution in Syria,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Sø
Norway requests dispute settlement panel in WTO case against US
‘Norway considers the additional tariffs on steel and aluminium imposed by the US to be in violation of WTO rules. The WTO dispute settlement mechanism is the normal way of resolving disagreement if consultations have not provided a solution.
Can 3D printing help combat homelessness?
At a panel discussion by UNECE, the Norwegian architect, Mr Andreas Tjeldflaat (34), presented his project “Homed - Shelter with Dignity” in Geneva. Utilizing 3d-printing technology, the project seeks to alleviate homelessness in urban areas. Mr.