General Assembly: Plenary

Published 12/14/2011 // 

This statement to the General Assembly was delivered by State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Gry Larsen. Even though more people are better off now than ever before, too many live at the margins of human existence.

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Published 12/7/2011 // 

This statement to the General Assembly was delivered by Ambassador Tine Mørch Smith. UNRWA’s contribution towards our common goal for the Palestine refugees has been a significant contributor in making Palestine ready for statehood. We therefore need a strong UNRWA in the years to come.

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Published 12/6/2011 // 

This statement to the General Assembly was delivered by Ambassador Morten Wetland. Sustainable resource management and the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing are the most important tools for safeguarding the world’s fish stocks.

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Published 12/6/2011 // 

This statement to the General Assembly was delivered by Ambassador Morten Wetland. Thanks to improved policies and economic growth in many countries, we are on track to reach many of the millennium development goals. However, we are serious off-track with respect to others.

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Published 12/5/2011 // 

This joint Nordic statement to the General Assembly was delivered by Ambassador Morten Wetland. A growing number of civilians in UN Peace operations contribute to a genuinely efficient and cost-effective UN-system.

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Published 11/30/2011 // 

This statement on the question of Palestine was delivered by to the General Assembly by Ambassador Morten Wetland. Norway call on the parties to resume negotiations with a view to reach a durable political solution.

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Published 11/11/2011 // 

This statement to the General Assembly was delivered by Ambassador Tine Mørch Smith. Norway are very pleased that there are now no indicted persons who have succeeded in evading the International Crime Tribunal for Yugoslavia’s judicial process. Now, in order to achieve the same in the International Crime Tribunal for Rwanda, we urge all states, especially the states of the Great Lakes region, to intensify their cooperation with the tribunal and give it all necessary assistance.

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Published 11/4/2011 // 

This statement was delivered to the Security Council by Minister Counsellor, Mr. Knut Langeland. Nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament are closely inter-linked. Norway continues to urge countries with outstanding proliferation issues to fully cooperate with the Agency.

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Published 9/24/2011 // 

This statement was given to the General Assembly on the 22th of September 2011. It was given by the Norwegian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Espen Barth Eide. Norway believe there is no alternative to an UN-coordinated operation on the Horn of Africa.

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Published 9/23/2011 // 

Norwegian State Secretary Espen Barth Eide presented Norway's statement during the General Debate of the 66th Session of the UN General Assembly. He touched on many of the challenges facing the world today, like poverty and inequality, but also dealt with the issue that has dominated the UN High-Level Week; the Palestinian bid for UN-membership.

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