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The Human Rights Council held its 26th regular session from June 10 to June 28 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. All statements held by Norway during the session can be found on this page.

The Human Rights Council held its 25th regular session from March 3rd to March 28th 2014 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. All statements held by Norway during the session can be found on this...

Norway attended the side event on International Actions with the view to abolishing the death penalty 3 March, at Palais des Nations. Read more

Norway attended the event on the occasion of the International Day on Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 6 February 2014, at Palais des Nations. Read more

Human Rights Council: Special Session on the Human Rights Situation in the Central African Republic, Geneva 20 January 2014 Read more

Human rights council, Geneva, Switzerland. 
Photo: UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré.

The 17th Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in the Human Rights Council takes place from 21th to 30th October 2013.

The Human Rights Council held its twentyfourth regular session from September 9th to 27th 2013 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. All statements held by Norway during the session can be found on...

Fifth session of the Ad Hoc Committee on the elaboration of complementary standards (22 July - 2 August 2013) Norwegian opening statement, 22 July Read more

The sixth session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples convened 8 - 12 July 2013 in Geneva at the United Nations Palais des Nations. Read more

The Human Rights Council held its twentythird regular session from May 27th to June 14th, 2013 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Norwegian Introductory Statement May 13th, 2013 Read more

The 16th session of the Universal Periodic Review in the Human Rights Council takes place from April 22nd to May 3rd, 2013.

The Human Rights Council held its twentysecond regular session from  February 25th to March 22nd 2013, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Read Norway's statements under relevant items.

Read the Norwegian statements submitted prior to the review here !

A general view during the United Nations Forum Business and Human Rights. 4 December 2012. 
Photo: Jean-Marc Ferré/UN.

Around one thousand participants took part in the largest global discussion to date on how governments and businesses are moving to address the impacts of business activities on human rights, which...

UPR is an important mechanism in the progression of children's rights. 
Photo: UN Photo/UNICEF/Marco Dormino.

The 14th session of the Universal Periodic Review in the Human Rights Council takes place between the 22nd of October and the 5th of November 2012. 14 states had their human rights records examined.

Photo: Oddur Ingi Stefansson/Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Human Rights Council held its twentyfirst regular session from 10- 28 September 2012 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Read Norway's statements under relevant items.