Facts & Figures

World leaders are meeting in New York for the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, which will open with a week of high-level meetings beginning on 19 September. ‘The UN General Assembly is a unique arena. I look forward to promoting international cooperation and Norway’s interests at the world’s largest meeting place,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Read more

The 71st session of the UN General Assembly will open with a week of high-level meetings beginning on 19 September. Members of Norway’s delegation, which is headed by Prime Minister Erna Solberg, will participate in a large number of bilateral and multilateral meetings during the high-level week. Read more

Photo: Forsvarets Mediesenter/Taral Jensen.

Since 1945, Norway has participated in more than twenty-five UN peacekeeping operations. More than 50,000 Norwegian troops have served in these operations. Today, Norway’s involvement in UN-mandated and UN peacekeeping operations is focused in Mali, South-Sudan and the Middle East. Read more