The Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg and the leaders of the Nordic Countries at the Syria Confrence in London, on the 4th of February. 
Photo: The Office of the Prime Minister, Erna Solberg.The Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg and the leaders of the Nordic Countries at the Syria Confrence in London, on the 4th of February. Photo: The Office of the Prime Minister, Erna Solberg

‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance, said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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The new trainees, from the left: Vilde Tennfjord, Markus Weisser, Celine Gaasrud, Usman Aslam and Andrea Rognan. 
Photo: Norway UN/Ragnhild Simenstad.

Spring is here and we are happy to see some fresh young faces at the Mission. This is what they will be working with in the coming months.

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Children inside a classroom at Za’atri refugee camp, host to tens of thousands of Syrians displaced by conflict, near Mafraq, Jordan. An estimated 2.8 million Syrian children are out of school because of conflict. 
Photo: UN Photo/Mark Garten.

International partnership launches $1.7 million "EduApp4Syria" prize to help Syrian children learn to read.

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Today WHO declared that the Zika virus constitutes a global health crisis. A military fire department in Brazil inspect places where there are points of standing water, to prevent the spread of mosquitos carrying the Zika virus. 
Photo: Gabriel Jabur/Agência Brasília.

The World Health Organization needs NOK 23 million, approximately 2,5 million USD, in immediate contributions for its efforts to fight the Zika virus.

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Hilde Frafjord Johnson is co-chairing the new review of UN's Police Division. 
Photo: NorwayUN.

Norway’s Hilde Frafjord Johnson and Niger’s Ambassador to the UN Abdallah Wafy co-chair the team tasked with the important review of the UN Police Division.

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Statement at UN Women's first regular board session, given by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen, 9 February 2016.

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Statement by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen on the World Drug Problem: Focus on people, public health and human rights, 9 February 2016.

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Nordic statement given by Ambassador May-Elin Stener at the presentation of the Secretary General’s report on the World Humanitarian Summit, 9 February 2016.

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Statement held by Minister Counsellour Marianne Loe on the report of the Secretary-General on the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 5 February 2016.

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Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world, a Statement by Georg Antonsen from the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. At the fifty-fourth session of the commision on the 4th of February 2016.

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Norway's Minister of Children and Equality Solveig Horne's statement at the 2016 ECOSOC Youth Forum: “Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda”, 1 February.

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Statement at the UNICEF Executive Board, on UNICEF follow-up to recommendations and decisions of the UNAIDS 35th and 36th Programme Coordinating Board meeting. Joint statement Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland, delivered by Ms. Monica Svenskerud, 3 February 2016.

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Statement on behalf of Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA, at Unicef's First Regular Session of the Executive Board, delivered by Ms. Monica Svenskerud, 2 February 2016.

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