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On 22 April 2015 Norway co-hosted a discussion on female state leaders at the launch of Torild Skard’s book “Women of Power” in the UN Library.

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Statement by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad, Permanent Representative of Norway, UN Library Talks Geneva, 22 April 2015

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On 16 and 17 February 2015, the Permanent Mission of Norway in Geneva hosted a group of 17 participants from the Norwegian Diplomatic Academy as part of their current learning module on multilateralism.

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From 21 – 23 January 2015, the Norwegian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence visited Geneva. They met with a broad variety of organizations seated in Geneva and the program covered issues related to human rights, humanitarian crises, international trade issues in the WTO and EFTA, global health, disarmament, and protection of education and health personnel in armed...

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For å gi et innblikk i hvordan en praktikants hverdag kan arte seg, har vi intervjuet et knippe praktikanter ved delegasjonen i Genève høsten 2014.

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A group of 16 students from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) visited Geneva for a three-day excursion in January 2015, incl. visits to the UN and CERN.

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Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. 
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Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende today signed a strategic partnership agreement. ‘This is a historic step for Norway’s engagement in Africa,’ said Mr Brende.

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Students from the UN Academy, a folk high school located in Ringsaker, Norway, was given an introduction to how the Norwegian Mission work towards the UN in Geneva, as they visited the Mission on 4 November 2014.

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In the development budget, presented on 8 October, the Government proposes an significant increase in allocations for humanitarian and emergency aid, health and vaccines and human rights.

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