General Assembly: Committees

Published 12/16/2011 // 

This statement to the Fifth committee of the General Assembly was delivered by counsellor Julie Meinich Takahashi Jacobsen. With an increase of urgent mandates from the Human Rigths Council, proper financing is of great importance.

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Published 11/1/2011 // 

This Nordic statement was delivered to the sixth committee of the General Assembly by Deputy Director General, Ms. Margit Tveiten. The Nordic countries addresses four issues linked to the International Law Commision.

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Published 10/31/2011 // 

This statement was delivered to the fourth committee of the General Assembly by Ambassador Tine Mørch Smith. UNWRA is facing some long-term challenges. These challenges requires change in three different ways.

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Published 10/31/2011 // 

This statement to the second committee of the General Assembly was delivered by Ambassador Tine Mørch Smith. There is progress in many fields with regards to sustainable development. However, Norway has several issues that we suggest should be addressed in Rio next year.

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Published 10/28/2011 // 

This statement was delivered to the fifth committee of the General Assambly by the Ambassador, Mr. Morten Wetland. Norway remains convinced of the strategic importance of this Committee’s work for the future of the UN as a whole, and its key role in ensuring progress on necessary reforms of the organisation.

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Published 10/27/2011 // 

This Nordic statement to the sixth committee of the General Assembly was given by the Head of Department of International Law in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Mr. Michael Braad. The Nordic countries see the International Law Commission as a central body in the codification and progressive development of international law.

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Published 10/27/2011 // 

This Nordic statement to the sixth committee of the General Assembly was given by the Director General for Legal Affairs in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Ms. Päivi Kaukoranta. This statement is concerning the sixth, eighth and nineth chapter of the report.

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Published 10/27/2011 // 

This Nordic statement to the sixth committee of the General Assembly was given by the Director General for Legal Affairs in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Ms. Päivi Kaukoranta. The Nordic countries are strong supporters of the International Crime Court and will contribute to the work to overcome its challenges.

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Published 10/27/2011 // 

On behalf of the five Nordic countries, Norway's Deputy Permanent Reprentative, Ambassador Tine Mørch Smith, presented this statement on the "Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects" to the UN General Assembly's Fourth Committee.

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Published 10/26/2011 // 

This statement was given by the Ambassador, Mr. Morten Wetland, to the Third Committee of the General Assembly. Norway will present a draft resolution on the promotion of and protection of human rights defenders and a draft resolution on the protection of and assistance to internally displaced.

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