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Norwegian Major General Kristin Lund signed the hand-over document at the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus headquarters yesterday. Lund is now the first ever female commander of a UN peacekeeping force.

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Børge Brende delivering the Norwegian Statement at ECOSOC's HLPF Ministerial Dialouge. 
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The second meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is taking place at the UN headquarters these days. In addition to the participation of Norway’s Foreign Minister, Børge Brende, representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo and the Norwegian Mission to the UN are also partaking in this important forum.

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Professor Kirsten Sandberg, the candidate for Norway and the other Nordic countries, was today re-elected as member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. ‘I would like to congratulate Professor Sandberg, one of our foremost experts in the field of children’s rights, on her re-election as member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge...

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DPR Tine Mørch Smith at the global launch of the UNDP report. 
Photo: NorwayUN/Mariken B. Harbitz .

- Public administration is of the people, by the people and for the people. To have women represented at all levels of public administration helps to promote a culture where women – and girls – are met with due respect and care, urged DPR of Norway Mrs. Tine Smith at today’s Global Launch of UNDPs report on Gender Equality in Public Administration.

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H.E. Ambassador Mr. Mårten Grunditz delivered this statement on behalf of the Nordic countries on March 17.

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Statement by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen at the General Assembly Informal Meeting on the situation in Gaza, August 6, 2014.

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Statement by Ambassador Tine Mørch Smith, Chargé d’Affaires a.i., at the Security Council Open Meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

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Statement held by Foreign Minister Børge Brende at ECOSOC's High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.

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Statement by Tine Mørch Smith on behalf of Norway at the Ecosoc Humanitarian Affairs General Discussion on June 25.

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