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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).
Deeply concerned over decision on Jerusalem
‘I am deeply concerned that the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could lead to greater instability in the region and push the parties further away from the negotiation table.
Significant increase in aid to Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and refugees in neighbouring areas
According to new figures, refugee-related costs in Norway for 2017 are NOK 1,36 billion lower than projected.
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.