Oslo Humanitarian Conference on Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region. The most prominent issues
Commitments are made to address both immediate humanitarian needs and identify durable solutions for those affected by crisis in the region.
Norway reaches an all-time high with its donations to WFP in 2017
The World Food Programme received its highest amount of donations in 2017, with an astounding US$ 6.8 billion. The Norwegian contribution ended up at just shy of one hundred million USD, with US$ 99.9 million as its final contribution.
First ever White Paper (stortingsmelding) on oceans in foreign and development policy launched
It aims to describe how the foreign and development policy can be used to safeguard Norway’s ocean interest and promote the achievement of the UN Sustainable Goals (SDGs).
Meet Emily Ryen Gloinson, our new student intern at the Norwegian Mission
A brief interview with our trainee about why she applied, what her main tasks are and what surprises her.
Ulovlig, urapportert og uregulert fiske
5. juni 2017 trer den internasjonale avtalen om havnestatskontroll av ulovlig, urapportert og uregulert fiske i kraft.
The Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity
Since 1993 the conference has been an arena for dialogue about the biodiversity agenda.
Norwegian development cooperation
Worldwide, one billion people are living in extreme poverty. We have a global responsibility to help people in need and contribute to long-term development and a more equitable world.
Advocating the Sustainable
In January 2016, a group of 17 SDG advocates was announced. Prime Minister Erna Solberg is one of the advocates of the group and operates as co-chair together with President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Norway to provide close to NOK 1 billion in additional famine relief in 2017
The Government of Norway has proposed to increase its allocation to humanitarian efforts by USD 32 million in the revised budget. The additional funds will mainly go to Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and North-Eastern Nigeria.
The New Nansen celebrates its First Research Voyage in Casablanca
On Monday the 8th of May, the new marine research vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen was feted in Casablanca, Morocco, before departing on its maiden research voyage along the coast of northwest and western Africa.
Norwegian App to Facilitate Learning for Children in Syria
Approximately 2.5 million Syrian children are out of school because of conflict. High availability of smartphones among war-affected Syrian families provide means to facilitate future learning and reintegration into school.