Tagged: Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre

Norway congratulates the world’s newest state

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said, “We congratulate South Sudan on becoming the world’s newest state. Norway has been an active player in the peace process in Sudan, and we will continue our engagement...

New strategic plan on women, peace and security

On January 20, the Government launched a new plan for efforts in the area of women, peace and security. The purpose of the plan is to promote women’s participation and enhance the protection of...

Ban on cluster munitions to enter into force

“At last it is clear that the convention banning cluster munitions will enter into force. With this convention, we have helped to make the world a safer place, strengthened humanitarian law and, not least,...

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a reminder

Each year, International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the horrors that confronted the world when the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz was liberated 65 years ago. “This day is important. It reminds us of the...

Norway concerned over situation in East Jerusalem

“Norway is concerned about developments in East Jerusalem. The Palestinian population is subject to ever-increasing pressure,” said Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre. “The status of Jerusalem must be resolved to ensure lasting peace between...