General Assembly: Committees

Published 10/25/2011 // 

This statement was given by Minister Counsellor, Mr. Knut Langeland, to the first committee of the General Assembly. Today, there is undoubtedly a broad political will to further strengthen the nuclear non-proliferation regime and to move towards a world free from nuclear weapons.

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Published 10/18/2011 // 

Ambassador Terje Hauge delivered this statement to the Thematic discussion on Conventional weapons in the first committee. Weapons, and irresponsible use of weapons, that cause unnecessary human suffering and unacceptable harm should have no place in today’s international security environment.

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Published 10/17/2011 // 

The Nordic nations presented a joint statment on "Indigenous Issues" in the UN General Assembly's Third Committee. It was presented by Sweden's UN Ambassador, Mr. Mårten Grunditz, on October 17, 2011.

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Published 10/14/2011 // 

Deputy Permanent Representative, Ambassador Tine Mørch Smith, delivered Norway's statement on the Rights of the Child to the UN General Assembly's Third Committee. She highlighted gender equality, the rights of sexual minorities and children with disabilities.

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Published 10/14/2011 // 

Senior Advisor Margot Skarpeteig from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation presented the following two interventions during the interactive dialogue on the Convention on the Rights of the Child. She focused on the report by the Special Representatives on Violence against Children and report by Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.

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Published 10/14/2011 // 

Deputy Director General, Ms. Inga M.W. Nyhamar, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs delivered Norway's statement in the "Thematic discussion on nuclear weapons" in the UN General Assembly's First Committee.

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Published 10/14/2011 // 

The UN General Assembly's Second Committee on Thursday discussed the "Follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development and the 2008 Review Conference - Innovative mechanisms for financing for development". Permanent Representative, Ambassador Morten Wetland, delivered Norway's statement.

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Published 10/13/2011 // 

The Nordic nations presented a joint statement in UN General Assembly's Second Committee on "Operational Activities for Development" on October 12, 2011. The statement was delivered by First Secretary Maria Tarp from the Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations.

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Published 10/12/2011 // 

Legal Affairs Counsellor, Ms. Anniken Enersen, presented Norway's statement on "The scope and application of the principle of universal jurisdiction" to the UN General Assembly's Sixth Committee on Wednesday October 12, 2011.

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Published 10/11/2011 // 

Norway's Deputy Permanent Representative, Ambassador Tine Mørch Smith, focused on the recent World Bank Development Report in her statement on The Advancement of Women to the UN General Assembly's Third Committee on Monday October 10, 2011. The report's main message is that gender equality is decisive for development.

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