Oslo Governance Centre
The renewed UNDP Oslo Governance Centre (OGC) was officially opened on the 12th June 2015 in Oslo by the Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, and UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark. During the opening and in the presence of high level invitees from UNDP and outside, keynote speeches were given on the role of governance and peacebuilding in supporting sustainable development, particularly in countries in transition.
In addition, the first Oslo Governance and Peacebuilding Dialogue took place, opened by Helen Clark, in the presence of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. This first Dialogue was on 'Measuring Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16: promoting peaceful and inclusive societies'. It focused on the importance to post-conflict and transitional societies of measuring progress on SDG 16 which aims to ‘promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels’.
- 26 Oct 2015:Helen Clark: Speech presenting Sir Richard Branson with the International Crisis Group Chairman’s Award “In Pursuit of Peace” Awards Dinner
- 23 Oct 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at N-Peace Awards Ceremony Honouring the Achievements of Women Peacebuilders and their Male Allies
- 30 Sep 2015:Helen Clark: Speech at side-event on “Timor-Leste and U.N. Relations: Achievements and the Way Forward”
The UNDP Oslo Governance Centre is part of the Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.
United Nations Development Programme
UNDP Oslo Governance Centre
Kongens Gate 12,
0153 Oslo, Norway
Tel: +47 22 12 16 00