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.
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.
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.