Norway provides NOK 125 million to UN agency for Palestine refugees
‘I am deeply concerned about the humanitarian consequences of the underfunding of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
EU and Norway to convene an extraordinary session of the international donor group for Palestine (AHLC)
Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide and EU’s High Representative Federica Mogherini have decided to convene an extraordinary session of the international donor group for Palestine, the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC).
New Minister of Foreign Affairs
In a session of the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Norwegian Government.
War and peace – a women’s affair, too
Is it possible to solve conflicts and build peace without women fully involved? We don’t think so.
Humanitarian aid to areas liberated from ISIL
‘Norway will provide an additional NOK 80 million to humanitarian organisations that are helping people who are fleeing the hostilities in Syria.
Thelma will be Norway’s candidate for the Foreign Oscar nomination
Before its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Norwegian director Joachim Trier’s new feature Thelma has entered the Oscar run.
Norwegian National Day Celebrations
17 May was Norway's constitution day. This year, Norwegians and friends of Norway gathered in South Lebanon to celebrate.
Launch of free literacy games for Arabic-speaking children affected by war and conflict
Norway, UNICEF and partners launched EduApp4Syria at a public school in Beirut this week. The app that teaches Arabic-speaking children how to read and write is available for free in Google Play or App Store.
Norway launches innovative learning games for children affected by war and crisis
Norway has 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.
Globalskolen er et undervisningstilbud i norsk, samfunnsfag og KRLE for norske barn i grunnskolealder som er bosatt i utlandet. Søknadsfristen for høstsemesteret er 30. august.
Norway increases contribution to UN Environment
Norway is increasing its support to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to NOK 360 million.
Norway to lead UN’s central platform for development policy
Mona Juul, Norway’s Ambassador to the UN, was today elected President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for a one-year period.
Global anti-landmine summit in Oslo 25-29 November
‘The world has come a long way towards eliminating landmines, but unfortunately there is still a considerable way to go before we reach the goal of a mine-free world.