Last updated: 1/17/2014 //
- The world is not on track in achieving the climate goals we have set for ourselves, says Jens Stoltenberg. The former prime minister of Norway is newly appointed special envoy on Climate Change by Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon together with the former president of Ghana, John Kufour.
Last updated: 12/6/2013 //
“It was with great sorrow that I received the news that Nelson Mandela has died. On behalf of the Norwegian Government, I would like to express our deep sympathy with his widow, Graça Machel, the rest of his family, and the Government and people of South Africa,” said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.
Last updated: 11/15/2013 //
This week Norway’s new Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende visited New York and the United Nations for the first time. He met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other senior UN officials. In his exchange with Ban, the critical situation in the Philippines and the crisis in Syria were key topics.
Last updated: 10/11/2013 //
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 goes to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.