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In the United Nations Office at Geneva Library – the largest of the UN libraries – hangs the painting «The Dream of Peace» by the Norwegian painter Henrik Sørensen. It was given by the Norwegian government to the UN in 1939, at the outbreak of the Second World War. Today, «The Dream of Peace» still remains highly relevant, reminding us of the determination in the UN Charter «to save succeeding...

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, and Secretary General, Wegger Chr. Strømmen, in a meeting with among others the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi. 
Photo: Frode Overland Andersen, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

'I am pleased that we can announce the full normalisation of our political and diplomatic relations with China here in Beijing today. This joint statement opens up many opportunities for cooperation. We have already agreed to immediately resume negotiations on a free trade agreement,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Melting iceberg near the Arctic Circle in Kulusuk, Greenland. 
Photo: klem@s /CC BY /Flickr.com.

Norway is among the first States that formally join the international Paris Agreement on climate change.

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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 FN-delegasjonen i Genève tilbyr praktikantplass for inntil tre - fire norske studenter fra ca. 13. januar til 30. juni 2017. Søknadsfristen er 3. oktober 2016.

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Vi ser nå etter nye praktikanter for våren 2017. For å gi et innblikk i hvordan en praktikants hverdag kan arte seg, har vi intervjuet et knippe praktikanter ved delegasjonen i Genève.

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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.

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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Photo: Faustino Garcia/Flickr/CC.

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 WTO/EFTA-delegasjonen i Genève tilbyr praktikantplass for norske studenter fra 16. januar til 14. juli 2017. Søknadsfristen er 3.oktober 2016.

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