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HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE EXAMINES CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS IN NORWAY

15 March 2018 The Human Rights Committee this morning concluded the consideration of the seventh periodic report of Norway its implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.   Presenting the re...Read More

Norway Donates NOK 10 Million To Help Developing Countries Participate In Global Trade

NOK 6 million (around CHF 730,000) will be provided to the WTO’s Doha Development Agenda Global Trust Fund, which finances training workshops for government officials to help them better understand and implement WTO agreements and enhance t...Read More

Norway Steps Up Its Support To UNESCO’s Strategic Work With New Agreement For Over USD 14 Million

dg-aa-signing-norway-drupal.jpg © UNESCO/Christelle ALIX 17 November 2017 A range of programs from education to freedom of expression to the protection of African World Heritage Natural sites, among others, will benefit from a new annual fu...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN REVIEWS THE SITUATION OF WOMEN IN NORWAY

7 November 2017 The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women today considered the ninth periodic report of Norway on its implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminatio...Read More

Mobilizing Ocean Science And Civil Society For Sustainable Development

article_ioc_gc39_sideeventfollowup.jpg © UNESCO On 2 November 2017, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, with the support of the Government of Norway, hosted a side event to mobilize more coordinated efforts acros...Read More

Secretary-General Appoints Major General Kristin Lund Of Norway Head Of United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Kristin Lund of Norway as the Head of Mission and Chief of Staff of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO).

Strengthening Global Support For Decade Of Ocean Science At UN General Assembly

article_ungasideevent.jpg © UNESCO On 25 September 2017, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO and the Permanent Missions of the Maldives and Norway to the United Nations organized a side event to the UN General Ass...Read More

New Permanent Representative Of Norway Presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations, Tore Hattrem, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.