Tagged: UN

UN honours Norwegian police in Liberia

The Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) Ellen Margrethe Løy this week commended the Norwegian Police Contingent in Liberia for its contribution to the peace process. The UN Envoy also urged other police...

The right to clean drinking water

30/07/2010 // Norway supports UN efforts to establish the right to clean drinking water and sanitation. Every year more children die of diseases caused by contaminated drinking water than of Aids, malaria and measles...

Annual report of the UN emergency fund

30/07/2010 // Last year, the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) supported 466 projects in 51 countries. Norway contributed with about USD 43 million, or 11% of the total, according to CERF’s annual report...

Towards an Arms Trade Treaty

23/07/2010 // Today the first preparatory talks on negotiating an Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) concluded at the United Nations in New York. Norway is working for an agreement that can prevent violations of international...

UN High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change

13/07/2010 // The Prime Minister of Norway, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, co-chaired the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing 12-13 July 2010, alongside the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Mr. Meles...

Focus On Maternal Health in New York

07/07/2010 // At a packed July 6th event at New York’s Museum of Modern Art hosted by United Nations Secretary-General H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, The Permanent Representative of Norway to the UN, Ambassador H.E....