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The Key to Sustainable Peace: Women
Article in Aftenposten, 28 October 2010 by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Store.
Origin date: 28.10.2010
Security Council Resolution 1325 is a milestone

Speech by Minister of Defence Grete Faremo, at The United Nations, Monday 25 October 2010.

Origin date: 26.10.2010
Opening address at the Bergen International Film Festival
- Norway is a staunch defender of human rights for all and the principle of non-discrimination is at the core of all our efforts. Discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is no exception. It is a shocking fact that homosexuality is prohibited by law in over 60 countries in the world today, says Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jonas Gahr Støre.
Origin date: 21.10.2010
Power Resistance – The Impact of Gender Concerning Relation Between Minorities and Majorities
Speech by the Minister of Children and Equality, Manuela Ramin-Osmundsen
Origin date: 14.01.2008
Female genital mutilation (FGM) must be stopped!
Speech by State Secretary Kjell Erik Øye delivered at the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, 8 August 2007.
Origin date: 08.08.2007
Norway's international effort against female genital mutilation
Speech delivered by the Norwegian Minister of International Development Erik Solheim, 8 August 2007.
Origin date: 08.08.2007
Women's Global Challenges
Speech by State Secretary for International Development Anne Margareth Fagertun Stenhammer at the international conference “Women for Peace" in Jakarta, Indonesia 30 April-1 May 2007.
Origin date: 02.05.2007
Commission on the Status of Women: Norwegian statement
Norwegian statement at the High level round table on the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child.
Origin date: 28.02.2007
The Norwegian Government’s Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security
Speech by State Secretary Raymond Johansen at the International conference on violence against women, held in Oslo on November 25th, 2006.
Origin date: 25.11.2006
Norway concerned about Shirin Ebadi’s human rights centre
Press release: Norway is concerned by the decision on the part of the Iranian authorities in the beginning of August 2006 to declare the Centre for Defence of Human Rights in Teheran illegal. Shirin Ebadi won the Nobel peace in 2003.
Origin date: 21.08.2006
Norway’s Development Strategies and the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals – a Gender Perspective
Speech by the Minister of Children and Equality, Karita Bekkemellem, of Norway. Address at a round table discussion in the Commission on the Status of Women, CSW-50, in New York, in which she stated that “to bring about gender equality as part of the Millennium Goals, we need solid gender - awareness in all development programs and fields. I therefore urge for more cross-sectorial cooperation between UN agencies and programs, as to integrate gender issues."
Origin date: 27.02.2006