UN Reform

A joint Nordic statement was given in informal consultations on System Wide Coherence, Monday 30 March 2009,  by Morten Wetland, Ambassador of Norway to the UN. Read more

- The Security Council needs to be reformed to better reflect the world community of the 21st century, said Mona Juul in a statement given to the meeting about SC reform in GA February 19th. Read more

"You, the member states are the owners, and you deserve to see the results and to hold the UN accountable," Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said at the launch of the High Level Panels reform report, “Delivering as One”. The Panel was established to explore how the UN system could work more coherently and effectively in the areas of development, humanitarian assistance and the environment Read more

The Nordic countries welcomed the stated intention of the co-chairs to focus on the issue of gender in the month of May at the Informal Meeting of the General Assembly on United Nations System-wide Coherence Governance 17 April 2008. Read more

UN reform for the MDGs gets a US $275 million boost from Spain, Norway and the United Kingdom over the next two years as part of a new multi-donor funding mechanism to improve United Nations work in development at the country level. Read more