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The letter of intent between CAFI and DRC was signed at Palais des Nations in Geneva. 
Photo: Norway MFA/ C. Enge.The letter of intent between CAFI and DRC was signed at Palais des Nations in Geneva. Photo: Norway MFA/ C. Enge

On International Mother Earth Day 2016, a USD 200 M agreement to protect Congo Basin forest was signed in Geneva. Central Africa is home to the second largest tropical rainforest in the world.

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On 22 and 23 February 2016, the Permanent Mission of Norway in Geneva hosted a group of 15 participants from the Norwegian Diplomatic Academy as part of their current learning module on multilateralism.

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Den norske delegasjonen til Verdens handelsorganisasjon (WTO) og Det europeiske frihandelsforbund (EFTA) i Genève tilbyr tradisjonelt praktikantopphold for norske studenter hvert semester. Utlysning av praktikantplass for våren 2017 vil bli publisert i løpet av høsten 2016.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. . 
Photo: Norway MFA/Espen Røst/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND .

‘Norway will provide NOK 1.16 billion for UNICEF’s education efforts over a two-year period. UNICEF delivers good results in the field, and is an important partner for Norway in our global education initiative,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Anton Eliassen and Jens Sunde from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, together with Ambassador Steffen Kongstad . 
Photo: UD.

The Nordic candidate, Director-General of the Finnish Meteorological Institute Petteri Taalas, has been elected as the next Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) after winning 117 of 154 votes. He will start a four-year mandate as of 1 January 2016.

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Genève er en internasjonal by i hjertet av Europa. Byen er et sentrum for internasjonalt samarbeid og multilaterale forhandlinger, og huser FN, Røde kors, Verdens handelsorganisasjon (WTO) og en rekke andre internasjonale organisasjoner. Det er mange muligheter for studenter til å få internasjonal erfaring gjennom praktikantopphold og traineestilinger ved de ulike organisasjonene.

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Den norske FN-delegasjonen i Genève tilbyr praktikantplass for norske studenter. Utlysning av praktikantplass for våren 2017 vil bli publisert i løpet av høsten 2016.

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During the 3rd Financing for Development Conference which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between July 13 -15 , the UN Secretary-General will host an event to formally launch the Global Financing Facility in support of Every Woman Every Child – a partnerships-based financing mechanism and potential pathfinder for post-2015 financing. Norway is one of the organisers of the event.

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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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