15 million EUR available for regional cooperation projects, including Croatia
Croatian organizations and entities will be able to compete for funding from the new Fund for Regional Cooperation, worth in total EUR 34.5 million.
Kraftig uvær rammet kysten av Kroatia mandag
Rekordmye regn og store flommer rammet regionen rundt byen Zadar, mens Dubrovnik opplevde en mildere orkan på mandag. Begge steder har situasjonen stabilisert seg.
Norway to present Inclusive Design at Weekend Media Festival 2017
Norway will participate at the 10th Weekend Media Festival. The theme of the Norwegian presentation will be Inclusive Design. The festival will take place in Rovinj from 21-24 September at Stara tvornica duhana.
Evaluation of projects - invitations to tender
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to carry out three evaluations of our assistance and project cooperation with the Western Balkans.
NOK 550 million to combat youth unemployment in Europe
‘Norway cannot solve the problem of youth unemployment in Europe. But we can help to identify and develop measures that work, and that others can copy,’ said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Frank Bakke-Jensen.
The future course of Norwegian security policy
The Government will continue the main lines of Norwegian security policy, strengthen cooperation with Europe, and intensify Norway’s efforts in Europe’s southern neighbourhood.
Support for religious minorities doubled
‘Few groups are more vulnerable in wars and conflicts than religious minorities. They are subject to severe abuse in several countries.
Concerted effort to advance the 2030 Agenda in development policy
‘The overall aims of Norwegian aid are to fight poverty and alleviate suffering. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are bringing the countries of the world together in a concerted effort to eliminate poverty by 2030.
Norway to provide NOK 2.3 billion to alleviate Syria crisis in 2017
‘This year, Norway will provide at least NOK 2.3 billion in aid to Syria and the neighbouring countries.
Norway launches innovative learning games for children affected by war and crisis
Norway has today launched a new development tool that makes it possible for children to learn to read in areas where schools have been bombed and teachers and families have been forced to flee.
First ever white paper on the place of the oceans in Norwegian foreign and development policy
'The Government is stepping up its efforts to promote Norway's ocean interests. We intend to make sustainable use of the oceans a global priority,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.