Norway and UN Environment Sign New Agreement for Enhanced Cooperation

10 August 2016, Nairobi - UN Environment and the Norwegian Government signed a framework agreement for development cooperation yesterday that lays new ground for future collaboration in development and environmental sustainability. The agreement was signed by the head of UN Environment, Erik Solheim, and Norway's Ambassador to Kenya, Victor Conrad Rønneberg.

Solheim said, "This is another example of what has long been an excellent and fruitful relationship between Norway and UN Environment. We at UN Environment look forward to continuing to work together with Norway to achieve our many common goals in environment and development."

Ambassador Rønneberg said, “This new framework agreement enables a more holistic and efficient partnership between UNEP and Norway, and I hope that the agreement will contribute to enhancing our long-standing collaboration."