Concerted effort to advance the 2030 Agenda in development policy
'The overall aims of Norwegian aid are to fight poverty and alleviate suffering. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are bringing the countries of the world together in a concerted effort to eliminate poverty by 2030.
Norway increases famine response to NOK 673 million
More than 20 million people in four countries are on the brink of famine.
The world gathers at Commission on the Status of Women
This year's theme at the Commission on the Status of Women is women’s economic empowerment in a changing world of work. The situation and rights of indigenous women will be given extra attention.
First ever white paper on the place of the oceans in Norwegian foreign and development policy
‘The Government is stepping up its efforts to promote Norway’s ocean interests. We intend to make sustainable use of the oceans a global priority,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
Norway will provide NOK 1.6 billion over three years to Nigeria and the Lake Chad region
Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende announced today that Norway will provide NOK 729 million in aid to north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region in 2017.