Author: Marit Fosse

Marit Fosse trained as an economist from Norwegian school of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen (Norges Handelshøyskole NHH) and then earned a doctorate in social sciences. She is the author of several books. Nansen: Explorer and Humanitarian, co-authored with John Fox, was translated into Russian/Armenian/French. In addition, Fosse is the editor of International Diplomat/Diva International in Geneva, a magazine set up 20 years ago for diplomats and persons working in the international organizations in Geneva but also elsewhere. In her free time, Fosse is an accomplished painter.
Filippo Grandi

Norway aid praised

For World Refugee Day, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, presented its annual global trends report and praised Norway’s aid to refugees.

Rabbi awarded prize

Danish-Norwegian Rabbi Michael Melchior was honored with the Jean Nussbaum and Eleanor Roosevelt International Award of Excellence.

Rolph Payet

Making the invisible visible

Marit Fosse interviews Rolph Payet, executive secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam & Stockholm conventions an environmental issues.

In defense of multilateralism

Hans Brattskar, the Norwegian United Nations ambassador in Geneva, discusses multilaterilsm in an interview with Marit Fosse.

Digitizing foreign aid

Norwegian Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup is working towards digitzing foreign aid as part of a United Nations initiative.