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Den norske UNESCO-kommisjonen

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
  • Geographic scope: International
    Millennium Development Goals:
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1946
    Organizational structure: The National Commission concentrates on giving advice to the Norwegian government in UNESCO-related issues. It is also active in promoting UNESCO`s ideas and in making UNESCO known in the Norwegian society. The current Norwegian National Commission was established during fall 2008 and will be in office until 2012. .
    Number and type of members: The Norwegian National Commission for UNESCO consists of 16 members appointed by the Norwegian government. The 16 members have special skills in at least one of UNESCO`s four disciplines. The National Commission concentrates on giving advice to the Norwegian government in UNESCO-related issues. It is also active in promoting UNESCO`s ideas and in making UNESCO known in the Norwegian society.
    Funding structure other: Ministry of Education and Research
     
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