The Norwegian ERT team is in place in #Lesvos providing urgent medical services at the request of @WHO.
Unarmed & peaceful protesters in #Belarus are met with violence and detention, but their voices will not be silenced. We call on the Belarusian government to pursue dialogue, not repression – FM #EriksenSoreide #HRC45. https://t.co/yKmwdBedMH. @NorwayInGeneva @NorwayAmbUNOG
#COVID19 will have a devastating impact on global education. It affects the most vulnerable children and youth living in areas affected by crisis and conflict. I am pleased to announce that Norway will make an additional pledge to @EduCannotWait of 20 million NOK – @dagiulstein.
Joint Statement from the Nordic foreign ministers #N5 today on security policy, #Belarus and #Navalny. https://t.co/KImeXy6OVN
Welcomed #Afghanistan peace negotiations & urged end to violence in conversation w Taliban Political Deputy Mullah Baradar. Underlined importance of inclusion of victims, women, minorities, rural communities in process & of human rights in a pol settlement – FM #EriksenSoreide
RT @Rotevatn: Very good news today from @vonderleyen and the European Commission. The proposal to increase the 2030 target for emission reduction to at least 55% is an important signal to all countries to sharpen their climate ambitions under the Paris Agreement. https://t.co/9WnMynR1MZ
RT @StatssekHagen: Must ensure strong #humanitarian response to crisis in the central Sahel. #Protection needs and safe access to education for girls a key priority. Thanks to @PlanNorge for great discussion today #GirlsinCrisis https://t.co/RrDrPiQpJh https://t.co/i1QgSFyQaT
RT @jensfh: A very bold 55% emission reduction target from @vonderleyen and @EU_Commission. Norway supports and has actively lobbied for(!) increased EU climate ambitions. Our close cooperation with the EU on climate policy is good for both planet, profit and job creation. #SOTEU
New report commissioned by @OceanPanel out now. We should aim to turn the impact of the pandemic into an opportunity to build back better and fully integrate sustainability in the ocean economy.
RT @EduCannotWait: Please join #ECW & Global Leaders: #UNGA high-level event 'The Future of Education is Here for Those Left Furthest Behind' - 17 Sept To Register: https://t.co/OQ8pUlILfB @UNICEF @FCDOEducation @USAID @UNESCO @StatePRM @SaveChildrenUK @NorwayMFA @WFP @BMZ_Bund @YasmineSherif1 https://t.co/v43rsy9HeF
Statement by Foreign Minister Ine #EriksenSoreide on the normalisation between #UAE and #Israel and #Bahrain and Israel: https://t.co/00XomnPLZM
RT @NorwayUN: #CivilSociety important partner for #Norway 🇺🇳. FM #EriksenSoreide & Min of Intl Dev @dagiulstein virtually met 60 representatives today. 🇳🇴 priorities for #UNGA: 1️⃣Education 2️⃣Health 3️⃣Gender equality 4️⃣Climate change 5️⃣Clean oceans 6️⃣Financing for Development #Covid_19 https://t.co/CyChCJFfnF
Minorities and vulnerable groups are hit hard by #COVID19. Access to justice for all can be secured by competent, independent and impartial judiciaries – FM #EriksenSoreide on #DemocracyDay #InternationalDayofDemocracy #SDG16 https://t.co/FRRqL5EuXn
RT @NorwayInGeneva: If the UN #HumanRights Council is to fulfill its role, the mandate on prevention of human rights violations must be strengthened This is Norway's priority for #HRC45 ➡️Sierra Leone🇸🇱 Switzerland🇨🇭 Uruguay🇺🇾 &Norway🇳🇴will therefore present a resolution to strengthen #prevention https://t.co/C6ZMu0biHR
Good conversation with Foreign Minister of #Afghanistan @MHaneefAtmar. Discussed support for Afghan peace negotiations and the importance of democracy, human rights and gender equality in a political settlement - FM #EriksenSoreide
Appaled by Iran’s execution of Navid Afkari. Norway opposes the use of #DeathPenalty under all circumstances and as a matter of principle FM #EriksenSoreide #HumanRights
A day of cautious hope. W/sufficient will & dedication, challenges can be overcome. Inclusion of women, victims, minorities key to sustainable peace. Rights of all Afghans must be protected - FM #EriksenSoreide @ opening of #Afghanistan Peace Negotiations https://t.co/TT9wgZi1Sr https://t.co/343U0lcHtn
A day of cautious hope. W/sufficient will & dedication, challenges can be overcome. Inclusion of women, victims, minorities key to sustainable peace. Rights of all Afghans must be protected - FM #EriksenSoreide @ opening of #Afghanistan Peace Negotiations https://t.co/TT9wgZi1Sr https://t.co/uHYrYwr3Z8
#Norway provides further NOK 5 mill to @NRC_Norway's assistance to people affected by flooding in #Yemen. So far in 2020 Norway has contributed NOK 215 mill in humanitarian assistance to Yemen. Parties to the conflict must respect Int. Humanitarian Law #IHL - FM #EriksenSoreide
Norway welcomes the announcements of the imminent opening of negotiations in Doha. This is an historic opportunity for peace in #Afghanistan. We encourage a constructive and inclusive approach at the negotiating table. - FM #EriksenSoreide