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Norway to provide NOK 420 million to the UN emergency response fund in 2018
‘Norway will increase its contribution to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) from NOK 380 million to NOK 420 million a year for the next four years.
Deeply concerned over decision on Jerusalem
‘I am deeply concerned that the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could lead to greater instability in the region and push the parties further away from the negotiation table.
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.
Significant increase in aid to Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and refugees in neighbouring areas
According to new figures, refugee-related costs in Norway for 2017 are NOK 1,36 billion lower than projected.
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 international community has sent a strong signal.