New Minister of Foreign Affairs
In a session of the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Norwegian Government.
Anniversary resolution on Human Rights Defenders
20 years after the UN adopted the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, Norway facilitates the resolution on Human Rights Defenders.
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 Norway's aid budget for 2018
Norway increases the aid budget for 2018 to a total of NOK 35.1 billion (appx. USD 444.1 million). The budget proposal is equivalent to around 1 % of gross national income (GNI).
Kristin Lund the first female UN leader in the Middle East
Norway's Major General Kristin Lund has been appointed as the new head of UNs military observers in the Middle East (UNTSO).