Inequality & instability go hand in hand. Today, we are proud to launch the 2021 Global #WPS Index with @giwps@prioGPS
Progress on the #UNSCR1325 agenda is not only about progress for women - it is about progress for society, for stability, for security, and peace for all.
Happening now: 🇺🇳 #SecurityCouncil discusses #NorthKorea#Norway condemns DPRK’s recent ballistic missile launch.
Its nuclear&ballistic missile-related activities is a threat to international peace & security. We call on the #DPRK to engage in substantive dialogue.
#NorwayUNSC 🇳🇴 deeply regrets the loss of life as a result of the violence in Beirut on 14 October
We call on all parties to exercise restraint and avoid further escalation & political polarization
👉 Lebanon’s leaders must put their country’s interest first
#UNSC press statement on #Yemen:
🔹stresses the need for de-escalation by all #Marib
🔹condemns the recruitment&use of children & sexual violence in conflict
🔹supports Yemeni-led political solution with women participation #WPS
🔹stresses the economic collapse in driving famine
Today, at Mavalane Int. Airport in Maputo, Mozambique received 179,800 doses of Astra Zenica vaccines donated by Norway. The delivery was organized by @UNICEF_Moz and @SaudeMisau. In this pandemic, no one is safe until all are. Norway is proud to support the COVAX initiative.
Today the #UNSC 1718 Sanctions Committee on #DPRK held an open briefing for Member States
Permanent Representative of #Norway & Committee Chair @mona_juul and the Panel of Experts briefed on the implementation of resolutions & the Panel’s work
#UNSC#MiddleEast Peace Process
#NorwayUNSC is concerned about the high level of house demolitions, evictions, settler violence & other violent events across #Palestine
👉All parties have a responsibility to respect #IHL & protect civilians - in particular #children - from harm
States and other actors should recognize the rights and agency of internally displaced persons (#IDPs) to drive their own solutions and seek to understand and promote IDPs’ capacities more deliberately.
View all @IDPs_Panel recommendations ➡️ bit.ly/IDPsRecs
While billionaires get richer, more people are starving. Last year, the net worth of JUST the 400 richest Americans increased by 40% to $4.5T! All we need is .36% of their net worth INCREASE to save 42M people about to die of hunger. What am I missing?!
🆘 Sea-level rise is both a present and future danger 🌊
Our approaches to peace and security must be preventive, not only reactive. Let’s raise our ambitions and take action⚠️
#NorwayUNSC 🇳🇴 Statement➡️
@MWegter 🔜 "The low-lying and small island developing states must of course be high on the agenda for multilateral action on climate and security" 🌍
Read the full Nordic statement here 👉 bit.ly/2XlMyhA
#UNSC#CentralAfricanRepublic#NorwayUNSC 🇳🇴 welcomes the ceasefire announced by President Touadéra
We urge all armed groups to follow this example & end violence
We hope this ceasefire will now create momentum for an inclusive political dialogue bringing durable peace in CAR
Norway remains convinced that negotiations are the only solution for #Venezuela. We will keep working for the parties to, as soon as possible, continue their important effort at the negotiating table for an inclusive political solution for the benefit of the Venezuelan people.
🇺🇳#SecurityCouncil Press Statement on #UNISFA
🔹Gravely concerned by developments in Gok Machar, incl threats to the safety & security of Peacekeepers
🔹Reiterates full support for UNISFA
🔹Demands the #SouthSudan Gov to facilitate unimpeded implementation of UNISFA’s mandate