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Norway provides NOK 390 million to those affected by the crisis in the Sahel

Around 13 million people in Burkino Faso, Mali and Niger are in need of emergency humanitarian aid. Some 1.4 million of these have been forced to flee their homes

A deterioration in the security situation, climate change and the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic are causing immense suffering and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis in the Central Sahel region. Norway is announcing a contribution of NOK 390 million at a digital donor conference today. Around 13 million people in Burkino…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Norway to take on leading role in effort to beat the pandemic

Together with South Africa, Norway has been chosen to co-chair the Facilitation Council for the Access to Covid-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator

Norway is to lead the effort to ensure that the global activities to fight the Covid-19 pandemic are as effective as possible. Together with South Africa, Norway has been chosen to co-chair the Facilitation Council for the Access to Covid-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, which has been set up to promote…

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Troika Statement on the Peace Process in South Sudan - February 23, 2020

Nearly nine years since South Sudan's independence, this is an opportunity for the political leadership to take their country forward towards prosperity and peace

The members of the so-called troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States) have issued a new statement on the peace process and a transitional government in South Sudan. The following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and the…

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A Progress Review of the Formation of South Sudan’s Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity

The people of South Sudan deserve a government that respects human rights and leaders who make necessary compromises for the greater good of the country

The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway. The Troika remains committed to the people of South Sudan and at this important point, we call upon all parties to meet their commitments to deliver lasting…

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Troika Statement at the 50-Day Mark: A Progress Review of the Formation of South Sudan’s Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity

The Troika remains committed to the people of South Sudan and at this important point, we call upon all parties to meet their commitments to deliver lasting peace

The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway. The Troika remains committed to the people of South Sudan and at this important point, we call upon all parties to meet their commitments to deliver lasting…

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New ambassadors from Egypt, Kosovo and Montenegro

Three new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 12 December 2019.  The ambassadors were the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Mr Amr Ramadan, the Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo, H.E. Mr Uliks Emra and the Ambassador of…

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New ambassadors from Belgium, Croatia, Colombia and Uganda

Four new ambassadors to Norway presented their letters of credence to His Majesty King Harald V on 17 October 2019. The ambassadors are: Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, H.E. Mr Frank Arnauts Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Ms Andrea Gustović-Ercegovac Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia, H.E.…