Joint statement by the Foreign Ministers of the TIPH contributing countries
We regret the unilateral decision by the Israeli government not to renew the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) after 31 January 2019.
New Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
Norwegian Government launches new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. The Government’s new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security is being launched today at the Nobel Peace Center.
New Norwegian citizenship law
On 6 December 2018, the Storting (Norwegian parliament) adopted a resolution that entitles anyone who is, or wishes to become, a Norwegian citizen to dual citizenship.
Norway to make extraordinary contribution to Palestine refugees
‘The UN’s agency for Palestine refugees (United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA) is in a critical financial situation following the US decision to cut all funding to the organisation.
Gaza is on the brink of collapse
‘Gaza is on the brink of economic, humanitarian and social collapse. Intense diplomacy over the summer has prevented the outbreak of war, but the situation is still critical and unstable.
Norwegian Government increases humanitarian aid to Gaza
07.06.2018 - In response to the acute humanitarian situation, Norway is providing an additional NOK 15 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza.
EU and Norway local statement on Khan al Ahmar
Jerusalem, 14/05/2018: The missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah are deeply concerned about the stated intention of the Israeli authorities to demolish the Bedouin community of Khan al Ahmar in the Occupied West Bank, location of a school which serves f
Chair's Summary AHLC in Brussels, 20 March 2018
The members of the AHLC met today in Brussels to review the Palestinian state building process, and to discuss measures to improve and sustain the Palestinian economy. This is required to maintain the viability of the two-state solution.
Extraordinary meeting of the international donor group for Palestine (AHLC) in Brussels
‘The members of the donor group for Palestine reiterated today their strong support for a resumption of peace negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians, said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide
Regarding recent articles addressing Norwegian policy on BDS
Reference is made to various articles in the local media regarding Norway’s support to Palestinian and Israeli civil society organizations.
New Minister of Foreign Affairs
In a session of the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Norwegian Government.