Facts & Figures

Barack Obama (at speaker’s podium and on screen), President of the United States of America, addresses the general debate of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly on 24 September, 2014. 
Photo: UN Photo/Mark Garten.

The 69th session of the UN General Assembly started with a week of high-level meetings from 22 to 26 September 2014. The Norwegian delegation was led by the Prime Minister, and also included the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Climate and Environment. Read more

Photo: Forsvarets Mediesenter/Taral Jensen.

Since 1945, Norway has participated in 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 on Afghanistan, South-Sudan and the Middle East. Read more