Increase in humanitarian aid for Rohingya crisis
Norway increases humanitarian aid for the Rohingya crisis with NOK 25 million.
Norway push for more Ombudswork for Children
Children's rights are on the agenda in the UN. Norway takes part in the global discussion in many ways, like independent institutions protecting children's rights.
Norway’s Special Envoy to the High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy
Vidar Helgesen has been appointed Norway’s Special Envoy to the High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy.
Norway to chair UN expert group on nuclear disarmament verification
Norway was today chosen to chair the UN Group of Governmental Experts to consider the role of verification in advancing nuclear disarmament.
Norwegian resolution on internally displaced persons adopted in the UN
More than 40 million persons are displaced in their own countries due to conflict. Norway has put forward a resolution on internally displaced persons, which was adopted in the UN today. ‘This resolution is important.
International community joins Norway in supporting human rights defenders
UN Member States unanimously endorsed the free and independent role of human rights defenders at the UN today. The draft resolution was put forward by Norway, which chaired the negotiations.
Norway to maintain its support for UN Refugee Agency
Norway announced today that it will provide NOK 350 million in core funding for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in 2018.
Increased contribution to UN emergency response fund
Norway to provide NOK 420 million (appx USD 52 million) to the UN emergency response fund in 2018.
Norway provided more than USD 300 million to the Syria crisis
In 2017, Norway maintained its substantial humanitarian support for civilians affected by the conflict in Syria, providing more than NOK 2.5 billion (appx USD 310 million) to the Syria crisis.
The Troika on Cessation of Hostilities Violations in South Sudan
The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.
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),' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.