Tagged: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Network of Men Leaders to combat violence against women

This Tuesday, Nov. 24, Norway’s Minister of Justice, Knut Storberget, will join UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in launching a Network of Men Leaders to Combat Violence against Women. The launch will take place at...

Busy week for Stoltenberg and Støre in New York

Both newly re-elected Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre will be busy during the opening of the UN General Assembly in New York this week. The general debate of the 64th session of...

Norwegian officers escape Kabul bomb attack

On August 15, about 20 Norwegian officers escaped unharmed when a suicide car bomb went off near the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) military headquarters in the heart Kabul. Seven people were killed, and nearly 100 others were wounded....

Norway requests more active UN engagement in Sri Lanka

  Norway condemns the hostilities in Sri Lanka and believes the UN should be more actively engaged. Erik Solheim, Norwegian Minister of the Environment and International Development, commented, “A humanitarian ceasefire in Sri Lanka...