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His Royal Heighness Crown Prince Haakon Magnus in conversation with rice farmes in Kazungula, Zambia, on one of his trips with UNDP. 
Photo: UNDP.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon is visiting New York 5 to 7 December 2016. He will attend the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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From the left: Hanne Lillemork, Sofia Micael Tesfaghiorghis, Haakon Fossum Sagbakken, Heidi Stubbs Holdal og Kari Ranheim Lome. 
Photo: Norway UN/Ragnhild Simenstad.

The fall is soon upon us and with fall comes new interns at the Mission. This is what they will be working with in the coming months.

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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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October 24th marks 70 years since the establishment of the United Nations. Norway firmly believes that “Strong UN. Better World” is more than a slogan.

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Youth Delegates Margrete Bjørge Katanasho and Jarle Aarbakke Tollaksen in New York 2016. 
Photo: Norway UN/Kari Ranheim Lome.

For three weeks youth delegates Margrete Bjørge Katanasho and Jarle Aarbakke Tollaksen will raise the voices of young people in the UN.

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Børge Brende, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Norway. 
Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

- We are currently facing a more challenging global situation than we have in decades. The United Nations plays a crucial role in resolving the security policy and development policy challenges that characterize the world, said Norway's Foreign Minister Børge Brende after meeting with UN Secretary-General.

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Flowers and candle lights outside the French Embassy in Oslo, Norway. 
Photo: NorwayMFA.

‘Paris has again been hit by horrifying terrorist attacks. My thoughts are with the victims, their families and the whole nation,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Back row from left: Ernst-Rune Egelid, Ellen Balke Hveem, Audun Hjort,  Øystein Lyngroth. Front row from left:  Mette Birkelund O’Connor, Nickolas Ask, Siri Haugan Holden, Lill-Ann Bjaarstad Medina, Christian Garzon Osorio (Martin Torbergsen and Ragnhild Simenstad were absent when the picture was taken). 
Photo: Norway Mission.

As New York cools down and the fall arrives, so do a number of new employees here at the Norwegian Mission to the UN. Now that they have all settled in, we wish to welcome them and provide an introduction regarding their work at the Mission.

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