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Statements

Norwegian statement during Working Group on Clearance and Risk Reduction. Inter sessional informal meetings, 7 – 9 April 2014. Read more

Statement by Norway on Stockpile Destruction Read more

Norway attended the Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons in Mexico February 13 and 14th. Read more

Photo: Kaja Thorvaldsen.

Norway held a presentation together with Mozambique and the UNDP on the partnership on mine clearance with Mozambique, during the 13th Meeting of States Parties to the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (13MSP) taking place in Geneva this week. Read more

The Fourth Meeting of States Parties (3MSP) to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) took place 9-13 September, in Lusaka, Zambia. The Meeting marked the end of the Norwegian Presidency of the...

The 2013 Intersessional Meeting of the Convention on Cluster Munitions took stock of the implementation of the Convention, midway through the Norwegian Presidency. Read more

The twelfth Meeting of the States Parties (12MSP) to the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention was held in Geneva 3-7 December 2012. Read more

Photo: Kilian Munch/ Convention on Cluster Munitions Flickr Page.

At the third Meeting of the State Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions in Oslo 11-14 September 2012, Ambassador Steffen Kongstad was elected President of the Meeting. Read more

The 2012 intersessional meetings of the Anti-Personnel Land Mine Convention took place in Geneva on May 21-25. Here are the Norwegian Statements. Read more

States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions as well as other relevant actors gathered in Geneva 16. - 19. april 2012 for the convention's intersessional meetings. These informal meetings allow for discussion and consultations on the implementation of the convention, and help strengthen the norm that keeps state- and non-state actors from using or obtaining cluster munitions. Read more

States Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) and non-governmental organisations convened at the Meeting of Experts for discussions on Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM) 2 - 4 April 2012. Norway's statement was delivered by H.E. Ambassador Steffen Kongstad, and stresses the humanitarian impact of anti-vehicle mines. Read more

Ambassador Bente Angell-Hansen addressed the Conference on Disarmament at its last meeting of the Chilean Presidency. Read more

Photo: UNphoto-Ky Chung.

Armed violence is a global threat to stable and peaceful development. At a conference in Geneva today, more than 60 countries agreed to concrete measures to address armed violence. Read more

Photo: U.S. Army photo by Jerry Stillwagon.

In its statement to the Meeting of States Parties to the BTWC on 7 December, Norway highlighted i.a. the need for developing new synergies and building stronger partnerships with organizations that survey and combat disease on a daily basis, such as the WHO, FAO and the OIE, as well as the need to strengthen Confidence Building Measures. Read more

During the second session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), H.E. Ambassador Bente Angell-Hansen delivered the Norwegian general statement on 29 April 2008. Read more

A vision of a world without nuclear weapons is a vision of strengthened security – for all of us. To sustain our vision and build momentum behind it, concrete and implementable steps must be taken now, Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said in his speech to the Conference on Disarmament on 4 March 2008. Read more