Back row from left: Andreas Motzfeldt Kravik, Alf Håvard Vestrheim, Halvor Sætre and Annemarta Strand Mugaas.
        Front row from left: Irene Rønold, Ruth Kristina Breivik, Silje Johanne Eggestad, Cilia Indahl, Lena Ryde Nord and Prableen Kaur (May-Elin Stener was absent when the picture was taken). 
Photo: Norway Mission.Back row from left: Andreas Motzfeldt Kravik, Alf Håvard Vestrheim, Halvor Sætre and Annemarta Strand Mugaas. Front row from left: Irene Rønold, Ruth Kristina Breivik, Silje Johanne Eggestad, Cilia Indahl, Lena Ryde Nord and Prableen Kaur (May-Elin Stener was absent when the picture was taken). Photo: Norway Mission

It lays in a Foreign Service Missions’ nature that it often gets new staff members and interns, but this fall there are especially many new faces here in the corridors of the Norwegian Mission to the UN. They all deserve a warm welcome and a short introduction on what their work tasks are.

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Photo: UNFICYP.

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. 
Photo: Emilie N Everett.

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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Photo: UD .

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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Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations. 
Photo: Norway Mission .

The Statement on behalf of the Nordic countries at the Executive Board of United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) September 2, 2014, was held by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations.

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Nordic statement by Ambassador Mr. Erik Laursen, Deputy Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations, at the Security Council's debate on Conflict Prevention, August 21, 2014

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

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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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