UNEA 5.2:

A global solution to plastic pollution?

In September of 2021 ministers from all over the world met in Geneva (and virtually) to commence the work on a global plastic waste agreement. Why is that necessary and what will it entail? In this article we explain the problem of plastic pollution and how we can move forward on this issue at the UNEA 5.2 coming up.

Open letter to the Norwegian Prime Minister:

Stop the sale of Telenor Myanmar!

Civil society in Myanmar has sent an open letter to the Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre. In it they request that the Norwegian state stops Telenor's planned sale of its daughter company in Myanmar.

ForUM report:

Towards a global gold standard: Norwegian civil society participation in international processes

In October 2021 ForUM launched the report «Partnership, politics and money» which maps the experiences of Norwegian civil society’s participation in international processes. The report finds that the partnership between civil society and the authorities can be improved in many areas, but that Norway also has the opportunity to establish the gold standard for participation.