“The award of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize to President Barack Obama is both inspiring and far-sighted. It is an important award because it may serve as an added stimulus in efforts to achieve the President’s visions,” says Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg.
The general debate of the 64th session of the General Assembly will be held from the 23rd to the 30th of September 2009. Representatives from each member state will in brief speeches express their state’s views on various political issues.
The UN is more important than ever to ensure development, security and a better organised world, writes Norway's Foreign Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre, in the Norwegian broadsheet Aftenposten.
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Today, at the UN Head Quarter, the Standby Team of Mediation Experts that was established one yer ago in order to help the UN deploy more quickly in response to crisis, shared their experiences after their first full year in operation