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Norwegian Ambassador Mr. Kongstad . 
Photo: UD.Norwegian Ambassador Mr. Kongstad . Photo: UD
Last updated: 11.04.2014 //

This week States Parties to the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (MBC) and the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM), as well as international organisations and civil society have had a series of meetings in Geneva

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WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo. 
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Last updated: 11.04.2014 //

The WTOs Trade Negotiations Committee met on Monday 7 April 2014. The meeting was convened to discuss the progress concerning the drawing up of a work-program, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.

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Last updated: 04.04.2014 //

The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) and the Permanent Mission of Norway and Argentina hosted a meeting to present The Draft Lucens Guidelines for Protecting Schools and Universities from Military Use during Armed Conflict at Palais des Nations in Geneva 2 April. The coalition developed the guidelines with experts and a core group of supporting states. The goal is to...

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Last updated: 03.04.2014 //

“I am pleased that China has today confirmed that it would like to participate in the negotiations on an international Trade in Services Agreement,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Last updated: 29.03.2014 //

On 28 March, the Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a resolution renewing the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders

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Last updated: 28.03.2014 //

Norway co-sponsored the side event of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom with the Netherlands 25 March at Palais des Nations.

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 Ambassador Kwok and Ambassador Neple at the meeting on the Special Session of the Committee on Trade and Development. 
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Last updated: 26.03.2014 //

In a meeting of the Special Session of the Committee on Trade and Development (CTD SS) at the WTO in Geneva 25 March, Ambassador Neple was formally elected as the new Chairman of the CTD SS.

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Last updated: 26.03.2014 //

The Permanent Missions of Norway and Turkey and the Universal Rights Group hosted a lunchtime reception on Wednesday March 19 at Palais des Nations in Geneva to create a venue to discuss how strengthen the output of the Human Rights Council’.

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