Force Commander Major General Kristin Lund speaks to UNFICYP troops. 
Photo: UNFICYP/Juraj Hladky.Force Commander Major General Kristin Lund speaks to UNFICYP troops. Photo: UNFICYP/Juraj Hladky

Major General Kristin Lund of Norway ended her command of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus this week.

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The 2030 Agenda: A roadmap for national action and global partnership.

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Erik Solheim is Norway's former Minister for the Environment and International Development, and former Chair of OECD's Development Assistance Committee. 
Photo: Norad/Ken Opprann.

Solheim pledges to tackle major environmental issues such as ocean and air pollution, climate change, and nexus between conflict, migration and the environment.

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"Norway will increase the support to Iraq to a total of NOK 325 million (appx USD 38,5 million)," said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende at the Pledging Conference in support of Iraq in Washington DC.

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This transportation aircraft plays a critical role for the UN mission in Mali. 
Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces/Sigurd Tonning-Olsen.

Today, five countries signed a new agreement to take part in the Norwegian led rotation for a military transport aircraft to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

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Norway’s Hilde Frafjord Johnson hands the review of the UN Police Division to the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. 
Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider .

“The work of the UN Police Division need to be changed significantly. We need a real paradigm shift», says Norway’s Hilde Frafjord Johnson. She and Niger’s Ambassador Abdallah Wafy co-chaired the team tasked with the important police review.

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Statement delivered by Prime Minister Ms. Erna Solberg, July 19 2016.

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Joint statement by the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Delivered Norway's Ambassador and Permanent Representative Mr. Geir O. Pedersen, 19 July 2016.

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Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Mr. Halvor Sætre at the High-level Thematic Debate on Human Rights at the Centre of the Global Agenda, 13 July 2016.

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Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Mr. Halvor Sætre in the open debate on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, 12 July 2016.

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Statement by Mr. Thomas Dahl, Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy Reports of the Secretary-General, 30 June 2016.

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Statement Humanitarian Affairs Segment at ECOSOC by H.E. Ms. May-Elin Stener, 27 June 2016.

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Statement on Annual Report of the Executive Director by Mr. Geir O. Pedersen at the Annual Session 2016, 27 June 2016.

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Joint statement by Monica Svenskerud from Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to UNICEF Executive Board Annual Session, 15 June 2016.

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Joint statement by Monica Svenskerud from Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of Australia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America to the UNICEF Executive Board Annual Session, 15 June 2016.

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