Political Vision

Norway has launched a White Paper outlining its UN policy. The white paper “Norway and the United Nations: Common Future, Common Solutions”, launched in September 2012, addresses Norway`s relationship to the UN as well as today`s challenges which are more complex than they were in 1945 when the UN was founded. Read more

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

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg speaks to parliament.

On Monday August 1st, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg addressed the Norwegian parliament, Stortinget, during the memorial for victims of the tragedy of 22 July, 2011. Read more

On Monday July 25th two hundred thousand people gathered in the centre of Oslo with flowers in their hands. They gathered in remembrance of the victims and in support of the survivors of the heinous attacks on Friday July 22nd. Among them was Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg who delivered this rousing speech. Read more