News and events
World Day Against the Death Penalty 10 October 2017
World Day Against the Death Penalty is being marked today for the 15th year in a row, with events all over the world.
Women’s Rights: Call for proposals from Civil Society Organizations
The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) has announced a call for proposals for efforts supporting Women, Peace and Security; and Women’s Rights and Gender Equality.
Investing in Africa's transition: how, not why?
Norwegian and African companies are meeting in Oslo on 26th October for the 7th Nordic-African Business Summit. More than 30 excellent speakers from the private sector in Africa and the Nordic region are going to share their experiences.
Nigerian teacher Zannah Mustapha wins 2017 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
The 2017 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award winner has been announced as Mr. Zannah Mustapha, a lawyer, school-founder and peace-maker from north east Nigeria.
Operation Day's Work: vi er alle oljebarn
The ODW (Operation Day’s Work/ Operasjon Dagsverk) 2017 project is tagged vi er alle oljebarn (we are all children of oil), playing on the understated fact that whether in Nigeria, Norway, or elsewhere, today’s youth is affected by oil.