New report on Norway's progress towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
We are pleased to introduce the annual report on Norway’s follow-up of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Record-high Norwegian core funding to UN organisations in 2019
Norway is increasing its core funding to six UN organisations, to a total of over NOK 3 billion. This is the highest amount of funding Norway has ever allocated to these organisations combined.
Globalskolen - norsk grunnskoleundervisning på nett
Globalskolen er et nettbasert undervisningstilbud i norsk, samfunnsfag og KRLE for elever i grunnskolealder som er bosatt i utlandet. Tilbudet er tilpasset familier som ønsker å holde kontakten med Norge og norsk grunnskole.
Norway to provide NOK 345 million for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019
Norway is maintaining a high level of support for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019, with an allocation of NOK 345 million.
Resolution on environmental human rights defenders adopted in UN Human Rights Council
22 March|A Norwegian-led resolution on environmental human rights defenders was adopted by consensus in the UN Human Rights Council yesterday.
Karen Uhlenbeck first woman to win the Abel Prize
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize in Mathematics for 2019 to Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas at Austin, USA, “for her pioneering achievements in geometric partial differential equatio
Norway’s Honorary Consul General to Mongolia awarded Order of Merit
On 13 February, Norway’s Honorary Consul General to Mongolia, Sarangerel Luvsanvandan was awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit by ambassador Svein Sæther.
Norway and the UN to host international conference on sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises
Together with the UN and other partners, Norway will host an international pledging conference to strengthen efforts to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises. The conference will take place in Oslo on 23-24 May.
Norwegian Government launches new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
The Government’s new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security is being launched today at the Nobel Peace Center.
New citizenship rules
On 6 December 2018, the Storting (Norwegian parliament) adopted a resolution that entitles anyone who is, or wishes to become, a Norwegian citizen to dual citizenship.