News and Events
Aid for Education Makes a Real Difference
"263 million children and young people are currently out of school. This has major consequences in social, economic and security terms, not only for the countries that are lagging behind, but also for the rest of the international community.
Foreign Minister visits Somalia, and Government intensifies engagement to promote stabilization and resilience: Press release
PRESS RELEASE (June 29, 2017) Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende is visiting Somalia today. He is the first Norwegian foreign minister to do so.
Oceans – the Key to the Future
Norway’s sights turn to the sea the week of June 4, 2017, as the United Nations’ Ocean Conference kicks off in New York, and World Oceans Day is observed around the globe.
The Fight Against Illegal Fishing Can Be Won
The world suffers an annual loss of USD 83 billion to overfishing, illegal fishing and a lack of sustainable fish stocks management. Illegal and criminal activities in fisheries must be combated, and this must be done globally.
Government increases support for sexual and reproductive health
"Norway is one of the largest donors to gender equality and women's health efforts, but the needs in this area are still great.