Creating life in the desert
Norwegian initiative «Sahara Forest Project» launches construction in Aqaba. Project aims to grow vegetables in the desert and to produce 10.000 liters of fresh water every day.
Norway provides NOK 380 million to the UN’s Emergency Response Fund
The many large-scale, protracted humanitarian crises in the world today have created a tremendous need for emergency aid, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
Bloodbath in Aleppo must stop
‘The bloodbath in Aleppo must stop. Reports from the UN of civilians and aid workers being summarily executed over the last 24 hours give cause for serious concern.‘, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
Norwegian sponsored education project draws to a close
A full day learning event in Amman, saw the wrapping up of the “Education for the Future” research project, the overall aim of which has been to promote positive learning environments for Jordanian and Syrian school children in Jordan.
Norwegian Foreign Minister visits Jordan
The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, visited Jordan’s capital city Amman on Wednesday, January 11th before traveling on to Palestine and Israel.
The ERIN Specific Action program
On the 25th of January 2017 a combined effort of 18 partner countries resulted in the publication of the European Reintegration Network (ERIN) Specific Action program- slow track tender.