The new trainees, from left: Johannes Sandberg, Synne Marie Berge, Ida Helene Andersen, Jenny Hovland Johanson and Jan Lunaas.The new trainees, from left: Johannes Sandberg, Synne Marie Berge, Ida Helene Andersen, Jenny Hovland Johanson and Jan Lunaas.

New spring, new interns. Welcome to all five of them! Here is an introduction regarding their work at the Norwegian Mission to the UN.

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Bakwai and her baby son, Ousmane, were both displaced from their village in Chad. 
Photo: OCHA/Mayanne Munan.

Norway, together with Nigeria and Germany, will host an international donor conference in Oslo on 24 February.

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When military and police personnel participate in UN Peacekeeping Operations, they bring a lot of equipment essential to the mission mandate. For two weeks, Norway was vice-chair for the Working Group on the terms for the equipment.

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The UN's next Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the General Assembly after taking the oath of office, 12 December 2016. His term starts 1 January 2017. 
Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

The Nordic Foreign Ministers have sent their greetings and best wishes to the new Secretary-General of the UN.

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‘Norway will play an active and constructive role in the UN Peacebuilding Commission. We will use our experience in the areas of conflict prevention, mediation and peacebuilding to strengthen the UN’s work to promote peace and development,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: UN CERF.

'The many large-scale, protracted humanitarian crises in the world today have created a tremendous need for emergency aid. The UN Central Emergency Response Fund ensures that aid can quickly reach those who need it when acute crises arise, and provides sorely needed funding for underfunded emergencies. Norway is therefore providing NOK 380 million for this Fund in 2017,' said Minister of Foreig...

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Statement at UN Women's First Regular Session of the Executive Board by Ambassador Ms. May-Elin Stener, 14 February 2017.

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Joint statement by Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland given by Deputy Permanent Representative of Norway Ms. May-Elin Stener Ambassador, 08 February 2017.

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Joint statement by Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland given by Deputy Permanent Representative of Norway Ms. May-Elin Stener Ambassador, 08 February 2017.

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Joint statement by Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland given by Deputy Permanent Representative of Norway Ms. May-Elin Stener Ambassador, 08 February 2017.

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Nordic statement by Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway deliverd by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen at the informal meeting to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the mandate for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict, 8 February 2017.

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Joint statement on the intergovernmental negotiations on the question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Council by Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, delivered by H.E. Mr. Geir O. Pedersen, 6 February 2017.

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Remarks by Norway's State Secretary Ms. Laila Bokhari on anti-terror and combatting violent extremism, 1 February 2017.

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Statement by State Secretary at Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ms. Laila Bokhari at seminar on A Roadmap to Achieve the Learning Generation, 31 January 2017.

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Statement at the ECOSOC Youth Forum by Norway's Minister of Children and Equality Ms. Solveig Horne, 31 January 2017.

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Joint statement by Australia, Canada, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom on Evaluation of pilot activities on budget support, delivered by Mr. Andreas Danevad, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, 31 January 2017.

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