Looking for a specific product?

Make a search for products & suppliers, articles & news.

Norway supports peace efforts in Syria

“The whole world is following developments in Syria with deep dismay. Lakhdar Brahimi is working on behalf of the UN and the Arab League to find a political solution to the conflict. His task is as important as it is difficult, and we are providing NOK 1.2 million to support his efforts,” State Secretary Torgeir Larsen said.

Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States Lakhdar Brahimi is the international community’s representative in the efforts to find a peaceful solution to the civil war in Syria. He is in contact with all parties to the conflict, and with other countries in the region and major global powers. Norway’s allocation is being provided to support Mr Brahimi’s efforts to achieve a political solution to the conflict, and to support work to plan the UN’s future role in Syria. A lack of agreement on Syria at the regional and international level is making Mr Brahimi’s task all the more difficult.

“Peace efforts cannot be abandoned even though there is international disagreement on how a solution can be found. All countries fully support Mr Brahimi’s efforts, but he and the UN now also need additional support in financial terms,” Mr Larsen said.

Torgeir Larsen is participating in the meeting of the Friends of Syria group in Marrakech on 12 December. He met the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces on 11 December.

In 2012 Norway has provided NOK 210 million in humanitarian assistance to Syria.

 

 

 

Related news

Latest news

Vestdavit agrees dive boat cooperation with Hukkelberg

Opportunities in the offshore market are resurfacing after a long dry spell,

PLAR-4000 plays role in NZ seamanship excellence

The relationship between Vestdavit and Australian-headquartered Antelope Engineering extends back to 2000,

To meet the special duties envisaged,

The PL-3600R davit is equipped with shock absorbers,

Olympic Commander keeps Vestdavit alongside for Med rescue mission

To meet the special duties envisaged,

New After Sales Director on-board

Henric will take responsibility for building up strong,

MAINTENANCE CONTRACT WITH STATOIL TJELDBERGODDEN

Beerenberg has entered into a 7-year contract for ISO and other supporting services at Statoil’s Tjeldbergodden facilities. The contract is running from 1 January 2018.

DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping

DNV GL’s new position paper focuses on the collection of ship sensor data, 

Industry's preferred pipeline standard gets update by DNV GL

A number of requirements related to linepipe fabrication,

Servogear Hybrid CPP for the World’s First Hybrid Catamarans in Commercial Traffic

Norled AS is one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators.