Record-high Norwegian core funding to UN organisations in 2019
Norway is increasing its core funding to six UN organisations, to a total of over NOK 3 billion. This is the highest amount of funding Norway has ever allocated to these organisations combined.
Norway to provide NOK 345 million for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019
Norway is maintaining a high level of support for humanitarian mine clearance in 2019, with an allocation of NOK 345 million.
Kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalget 2019
9. september 2019 er det kommunestyre- og fylkestingsvalg i Norge. Velgere som bor eller oppholder seg i utlandet kan forhåndsstemme hos utenriksstasjoner eller særskilt oppnevnte stemmemottakere.
New action plan to combat hunger
Today, the Government is launching a new action plan – Food, People and the Environment – to promote sustainable food systems in the context of Norwegian foreign and development policy in the period 2019-2023.
Government presents white paper on Norway’s role and interests in multilateral cooperation
‘The world is facing a number of challenges that are too great and complex for any one country to tackle alone, and must therefore be addressed through joint efforts.
Political stability and reforms bring progress in Somalia
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide visited Mogadishu on 10 June for talks with Somalia’s President and Prime Minister. She also met key humanitarian and diplomatic actors.
Defence-related exports from Norway in 2018
Today, the Government presented the annual white paper on exports of defence-related products. In 2018, Norwegian companies exported defence-related products and services worth NOK 5.8 billion. This is a decrease of NOK 6.
Norwegian Government to step up efforts to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises
Norway is allocating NOK 1 billion to the fight against sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises in the period 2019 to 2021.
Norwegian Government increases efforts to combat child marriage, female genital mutilation and gender-selective abortion (son preference)
‘Harmful practices, such as child marriage, female genital mutilation and gender-selective abortion or son preference, are violations of human rights and discriminate against women.