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.
Norway to co-host international conference for Syria on 5 April
Norway is to co-host an international conference on the future of Syria and the region on 5 April in Brussels.
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.
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.
Continued Norwegian technical support to sustainable and transparent management of petroleum resources in Lebanon
The Oil for Development Programme in Lebanon will continue for another three-year period. This means continued support at technical, government and civil society level towards sustainable and transparent petroleum management.