A new fund for education in emergencies, Education Cannot Wait, was launched at the world Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on 23 May 2016. 'The aim is to increase access to education for children and young people in emergencies. This is important not only for the individuals concerned, but also for the future of the countries they are living in. Norway is providing up to NOK 100 million for the...

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United Nations Secretary-general appoints Erik Solheim of Norway as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Philippines-Norway Business Council (PNBC) co-organized the integrity seminar entitled Doing it Right on 4 May 2016 at Shangri-la Makati.

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Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.

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Member state representatives of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and Philippine Trade Secretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. signed a free trade agreement on 28 April 2016 in Bern, Switzerland.

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Photo: The agreement was signed 27 April by Secretary General in Save the Children, Tove R. Wang, and Assistant Director General in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ingunn Vatne.  Photo: M.B. Haga, MFA.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is today signing a three-year agreement with Save the Children on education in situations of crisis and conflict. 'Support for education in crises and conflicts is more important than ever. In addition to signing this agreement, we are also giving NOK 63 million to Save the Children's education efforts in Syria and Iraq,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge...

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