Photo: Adam Brown/Crown Copyright.Photo: Adam Brown/Crown Copyright

2016-02-04 ‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of...

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Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.

2016-02-01 ‘The World Health Organization needs NOK 23 million in immediate contributions for its efforts to fight the Zika virus. When I met Director-General Chan yesterday, I promised that Norway will quickly provide NOK 10 million,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ragna Marie Fjeld.

2016-01-22 'Improving health services and access to medicines and medical equipment has proved to be an effective way of reducing mortality among women and children. But mortality rates in these groups are still too high in many developing countries.

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Photo: Sølve Sundsbø.

This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne.

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Photo: Henrik Harboe, MFA.

2016-01-15 State Secretary Tone Skogen attended the opening ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing on January 16.

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Do you know an exceptional person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the displacement cause? We are asking for your help to identify inspiring and committed candidates. The deadline for nominations is 8 February 2016.

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Bergen’s academic institutions gather some of the world’s top water experts for a two-week research school this summer for PhD students and junior researchers.

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