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From left: H.E. Ms. Elayne Whyte Gómez, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Costa Rica to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva; H.E. Mr. Steffen Kongstad, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva; H.E. Ms. Regina Maria Cordeiro Dunlop, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva; Torild Skard, Norwegian psychologist, senior researcher, politician and author; Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda,General Secretary of the World Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA).
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Statement by Ambassador Steffen Kongstad, Permanent Representative of Norway, UN Library Talks Geneva, 22 April 2015 Read more

“Storms, floods and drought are becoming more and more frequent in Africa, causing huge problems for the continent. Africa is also more vulnerable to climate change than any other continent,” said Minister of International Development Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås.   The Minister today launched a new programme designed to provide user-friendly information to the most vulnerable groups in Africa. &nb Read more

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The World Meteorological Congress Extraordinary Session 2012 opened the 29th of October.The Agenda of the congress contain decisions on the implementation plan and governance model for the Global Framework for Climate Services(GFC). The ambassador of Norway, Steffen Kongstad held an opening statement. Read more

Statement by Ambassador Bente Angell Hansen, Norway Read more

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Ambassador Bente Angell-Hansen spoke at the event "Making Peace" organised by the International Peace Bureau (IPB) in Geneva on June 6th. Read more

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Ambassador Angell-Hansen underlined the importance of transparency in the petroleum sector in her intervention. Read more

Opening statements Norway Read more

After more than a decade of deadlock in the CD, a cultural revolution may be in order, said Deputy Permanent Representative, Hilde Skorpen in the CD on 2 September 2008. Read more

Ambassador Bente Angell-Hansen underlined in her opening statement at the seminar on Global Warming and Global Responsibility focusing on more sustainable Mobility, Geneva, 12. March 2008, that changes pertaining to transport and mobility are urgently called for, as industrialised nations have to cut emissions by 25-40 percent already in 2020.  We cannot reach these ambitious goals without... Read more