Tagged: Minister of Foreign Affairs

Norway positive to new US strategy for Afghanistan

“A stronger and broader US involvement in order to ensure development and stability in Afghanistan is important, and this gives direction to the international efforts that Norway is supporting, Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre...

Norway and UNDP stepping up to stop armed violence

Every day, armed violence kills more than 2000 people. The vast majority are civilians.  Backed by Norway, UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) is stepping up to support affected governments in their efforts to reduce the...

Norway’s speech at the UN General Assembly

Global cooperation crucial to achieving development targets, nations tell UN Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jonas Gahr Støre, delivered Norway’s statement to the 64th General Assembly on Tuesday September 29. Meeting the Millennium Development...

Making a difference

More than 100 people showed up to listen to Jonas Gahr Støre, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, talk about his book, “Å gjøre en forskjell” (Making a difference) on June 14. The book presentation...

Norway condemns conviction of Aung San Suu Kyi

“Today’s conviction of opposition politician and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is unacceptable. This is a political judgment and an attempt on the part of the regime to prevent her from taking...

Norway hands over Arctic chairmanship to Denmark

Now the Kingdom of Denmark is the new chair of the Arctic World. This means sustainable development in the region By JESPER HANSEN –Arctic-council.org The Kingdom of Denmark which includes the Faroe Islands and Greenland...

Nordic gala concert during climate conference in Bergen

  In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Bergen International Festival is putting on a star-studded concert in Grieghallen on May 27th. Political leaders from all over the world are invited, and...