Last updated: 10/16/2013 //
Norway’s new Government was appointed today by His Majesty the King. It is a conservative minority government formed by the Conservative Party and the Progress Party, with Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg as Prime Minister.
Last updated: 10/11/2013 //
"In order to create a better UN and better Peacekeeping we have to ensure that the right systems are in place to curb corruption. We must start a discussion now among member states, troop contributing countries and the UN system and the Department of peacekeeping on what we can do and how," said Norway’s ambassador Geir O. Pedersen at the launch of Transparency International’s report on...
Last updated: 9/27/2013 //
The international group of donors to Palestine has expressed its strong support for the new round of negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians 20 years after the Oslo Accords. "The donors want to contribute, but it is the Palestinian and Israeli leaders who are responsible for ensuring that this opportunity is not lost," said Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide.
Last updated: 9/23/2013 //
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg was Monday Co-chairing a high-level meeting on sustainable energy for the world’s Least Developed Countries. The meeting’s message was clear: Sustainable energy need to be included in the development agenda after 2015. And efforts to increase access to energy should especially be intensified in the poorest countires.