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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Photo: Norway Mission to the UN.

Norway's Statement at the Security Council's open meeting on Ebola 18 September, 2014, was held by May-Elin Stener, Deputy Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations

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The Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Paul W. Ashe, President of the General Assembly . 
Photo: Norway Mission to the UN .

Statement held by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations, at Post 2015 Stocktaking Event in the United Nations General Assembly 11 and 12 September, 2014.

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Statment by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations, at the General Assembly Informal interactive dialogue on the theme: Responsibility to Protect, 08 September 2014

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The Nordic statement was held by Ambassador Mr. Mårten Grunditz, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations, at an open debate in the Security Council, 8 September 2014.

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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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