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‘Working together for a better world’. This is the ideology behind the UN. The organisation was founded after two devastating World Wars, and its primary aim is to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.

FNs generalforsamling er igjen klar for storinnrykk når høynivåuka begynner 19. september. Foto: FN

Norway's priorities for the 71st session of the UN General Assembly

The 71st session of the UN General Assembly will open with a week of high-level meetings beginning on 19 September. Members of Norway's delegation, which is headed by Prime Minister Erna Solberg, will participate in a large number of bilateral and multilateral meetings during the high-level week.

Norway presents five recommendations for the next UN Secretary-General

Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende presented five recommendations intended for the next Secretary-General of the United Nations, together with colleagues from Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan and Mexico.

Human rights in the new development goals

'Human rights and good governance are so much more than items on an agenda. They are the pillars of human dignity, security and prosperity – and the foundations upon which meaningful lives and successful societies rest', said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende on the UN Day 24 October.

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UN70. Recommendations for the next UN Secretary-General

Foreign Minister Børge Brende's statement at the launch of the UN70 initiative - five recommendations for the next UN Secretary-General - in New York.

Norway increases funding to UN peace and security efforts

Violent conflicts are increasing in number and in complexity. Their humanitarian consequences are devastating, and a record number of people have been forced to flee their homes. Norway will now increase its support to the UN Peacebuilding Fund by NOK 115 million over a period of three years.

Statement at the United Nations General Assembly, 71th Session

Statement by Prime Minister Erna Solberg, United Nations, New York, 22 September 2016.

More on The UN

Documents

National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2015-2018

Prime Minister Erna Solberg presented the action plan in Oslo on 16 February 2015, together with Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen, and Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Solveig Horne.

Contact

Department for UN and Humanitarian Affairs

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Address: Postboks 8114 Dep., 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: 7. juniplassen 1 / Victoria Terrasse 7,

Section for UN Policy
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