News and events
Norway increases support for UN Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization in Iraq by NOK 20 million
‘The fight against ISIL in Iraq is being won. Some 90 % of the areas previously held by ISIL have been liberated, and over two million internally displaced Iraqis have returned home. These people are in a very vulnerable situation.
Norway increases humanitarian support to Myanmar and Bangladesh
‘I am very concerned about the civilians in Rakhine who have been subjected to violence and forced to flee. This situation has created great humanitarian needs on both sides of the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh.
Humanitarian aid to areas liberated from ISIL
‘Norway will provide an additional NOK 80 million to humanitarian organisations that are helping people who are fleeing the hostilities in Syria.
Donor group for Palestine meets in New York
‘The members of the donor group for Palestine (AHLC) met today to address the critical situation of the Palestinian economy and discussed the way forward on how to resolve the conflict.
The future course of Norwegian security policy
The Government will continue the main lines of Norwegian security policy, strengthen cooperation with Europe, and intensify Norway’s efforts in Europe’s southern neighbourhood.