NOK 7.7 billion to global health and education
'Education and health are essential for sustainable development and poverty reduction in all countries. The Government will continue to increase funding for global health and education and is proposing a total allocation of NOK 7.
NOK 1.3 billion increase in aid budget for 2018
'The Government's proposed aid budget for 2018 is bigger than ever before and amounts to NOK 35.1 billion. This is NOK 1.3 billion more than in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
World Humanitarian Day #WHD2017
19 August is the World Humanitarian Day, held in support of people affected by crises worldwide, and in recognition of aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service.
Statement by members of the donor community on the incident in Maiduguri on August 11, 2017
Fourteen (14) members of the donor community in Nigeria have submitted a joint statement regarding the search by the Nigerian military of a United Nations base for humanitarian workers in Maiduguri, Borno State on August 11, 2017.
Norway supports sustainable oil spill prevention and response in West Africa
The Regional Conference on Marine Safety and Fisheries Protection was a result of collaboration between the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).
Exploring Business cooperation with Ladol in Nigeria
Executive Director Business Development Mr.