Tagged: Trygve Lie

Norway holds event on humanitarian law

On Thursday September 24, Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre chaired Trygve Lie Symposium 2009 in New York. The theme this year was the protection of civilians and international humanitarian law. The purpose of this...

Ban sees first-hand view of climate change’s impact

2 September 2009 – Standing on rapidly melting polar ice, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to the world for urgent measures to be taken to combat climate change to protect the planet for future...

Norwegian government welcomes Ban Ki-moon to Norway

Norway’s Foreign Minister, Mr Jonas Gahr Støre, said on Sunday Aug 23 he regretted that criticism of the United Nations secretary-general by Oslo’s ambassador had been leaked days before a visit from the U.N. chief....