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Last updated: 4/14/2014 //

“South Sudan is experiencing a humanitarian crisis as a result of the armed conflict in the country. We cannot simply stand by and watch this happen. In response to a request from the UN, Norway will hold a conference in Oslo in May to mobilise resources for alleviating this serious crisis,” says Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Last updated: 4/8/2014 //

-The more we invest in women and girls the more we will get in return, Fred Sai argued when Norway teamed up with Women Deliver to raise awareness on women’s sexual and reproductive health rights.

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Chairs of the Nansen Initiative and Member States . 
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Last updated: 4/2/2014 //

Cross-bordered displaced people in the context of national disasters was on the agenda when the chairs of the Nansen Initiative arranged a meeting Wednesday April 3d.

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First meeting of informal consultations held in the ECOSOC chamber. 
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Last updated: 3/20/2014 //

The work on the next generation of financing for development is starting now, led by Norway and Guyana.

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Last updated: 3/19/2014 //

“Norway condemns Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea, which is in violation of international law. The use of military force by Russia to redraw national boundaries is unacceptable,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Nova Riyanti Yosuf at the high level interactive debate . 
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Last updated: 4/4/2014 //

To start off the International Commission on Population and Development an interactive high-level debate took place at the United Nations Friday the 4th of april.

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Deputy Foreign Minister Hans Brattskar with Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on a side-event held by Norden  . 
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Last updated: 3/26/2014 //

The final outcome on the Commission on the Status of Women was concluded Friday 21.March.

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Last updated: 3/20/2014 //

-Women and girls need to remember that we will not get anything unless we ask, State Secretary Julie Brodtkorb argued under an informal panel debate on gender and smart economy, hosted by Norway on Tuesday 18th.

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Last updated: 3/14/2014 //

Moderated by NPR`s award-winning journalist Celeste Headlee.

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