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Violent conflicts are increasing in number and in complexity. Their humanitarian consequences are devastating, and a record number of people have been forced to flee their homes. ‘Preventing conflicts is infinitely preferable to repairing the damage they cause once they begin. It is also cheaper. Norway will now increase its support to the UN Peacebuilding Fund by NOK 115 million over a period ...

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Børge Brende, congratulates both parties on reaching an agreement. Here the Foreign Minister is in Gaza, during av visit to both Palestine and Israel in 2014. . 
Photo: Foto: Frode Overland Andersen/UD.

‘I would like to congratulate both parties on reaching agreement on the collection of electricity payments. This is the most extensive agreement between Israeli and Palestinian authorities for a very long time. Both parties have shown a willingness and ability to make compromises and have shown leadership in a difficult situation,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Norway condemns the nuclear test carried out by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today. ‘The DPRK has once again defied a united international community by carrying out a fifth nuclear test,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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'Gender equality and women's rights are key to promoting development. A new era requires new answers, and we are now modernising our approach to these issues. I am therefore pleased to present a new ambitious Action Plan for Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Foreign and Development Policy,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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World leaders are meeting in New York for the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, which will open with a week of high-level meetings beginning on 19 September.

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The US and Russia have agreed on a plan for nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria. ‘I welcome this urgently needed agreement. This is a long sought after chance that the world community cannot afford to miss. I encourage all parties to work towards implementing the agreement and cooperating in order to achieve a swift improvement in the humanitarian situation in Syria,’ said Minister of...

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The Embassy will be closed on Sunday 11th and Monday 12th of September, because of the upcoming holiday.

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Foreign Miniser of Norway Børge Brende with the different parties during the Phillipine peace negotiations. 
Photo: Foto: Kristin Enstad, UD.

‘In the course of a few days, the parties in the Philippine peace process have reached agreement on issues that have blocked progress for many years’, said Minister of Foregin Affairs Børge Brende.

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