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.
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.
Deeply concerned over decision on Jerusalem
‘I am deeply concerned that the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could lead to greater instability in the region and push the parties further away from the negotiation table,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide
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.
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.
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.