Tag: UN Security Council

Norway and Vietnam take up seats as non-permanent members of UN Security Council

Norway has been elected by the General Assembly for the 2021-2022 term and the country took up seat as non-permanent members in the United Nations Security Council on 4 January 2021. Vietnam was elected last year for the term 2020-2021 and the two countries will sit together for the first year. The Security Council has…

Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide discussed 50 year anniversary celebrations

In the  afternoon of 4 December 2020 the Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide had a constructive discussion with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on numerous issues including cooperation on the UN Security Council, multilateralism, and the need for rules-based international cooperation. In 2021, Norway and Vietnam will celebrate the 50th…

Norwegian Chargé d’affaires met with Colonel Nguyen Le Phuong to discuss cooperation

In the morning of 17 November 2020 the Norwegian Chargé d’affaires a.i. Mr Jan Wilhelm Grythe had a successful meeting with Colonel Nguyen Le Phuong, Deputy Director, and staff of the Institute for Defence International Relations under the Ministry of Defence of Vietnam to discuss possible future cooperation. Both parties agreed that Norway and Vietnam…

Norway declares its priorities at the UN General Assembly

During the recent UN General Assembly in early October 2020, Norway highlighted the following priority areas: •Lay the groundwork for Norway’s membership of the UN Security Council, Be at the forefront of efforts to promote disarmament. •Promote binding international cooperation and safeguard the multilateral system. •Strengthen the UN’s capacity to prevent and resolve conflicts. •Promote…

The Norwegian Charge D’ Affaires attended Vietnam’s National Day Event

The Norwegian Chargé d’affaires a.i., Ms Nina G. Enger, participated in a ceremony marking 75th anniversary of the National Day of Vietnam chaired by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc. This year, Vietnam’s National Day took place in a special context due to the Covid-19, therefore both host and guests were wearing face masks to comply with…

Norway to join UN Security Council in 2021-22

The Royal Embassy of Norway in Kuala lumpur, along with other Norwegian embassies in ASEAN countries published various thank you notes to all UN members for elected Norway as a member of the UN Security Council for the 2021-2022 period. The statement from the Norwegian embassy in Kuala Lumpur said: “Today, Norway was elected as…