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Ambassaden i Amman søker etter medarbeider til Visumseksjonen for midlertidig tilsetting i seks måneder med mulighet for forlengelse eller fast tilsetting avhengig av budsjettmidler. Arbeidet vil omfatte mottak, registrering av søknader for visum/opphold, informasjon, besvarelse av henvendelser, samt andre oppgaver avhengig av erfaring og interesse. Administrative oppgaver vil kunne tillegges...

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Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon Magnus and Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited the NRC replenishment site in Zaatari camp together with the Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende. 
Photo: Photos by NRC / Alisa Reznick .

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon Magnus and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway visited Jordan from 20-22 of October, together with the Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende.

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2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipients Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai
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Photo: (Kailash Satyarthi) Senado Federal. (Flickr)/(Malala Yousafzai) Prime Minister’s Office (Flickr).

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 has been awarded the Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and the Pakistani children’s education activist Malala Yousafzai.

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The children from Al Hussain camp with a clear message to the audience. 
Photo: Marta Lyngstad/Norwegian Embassy in Amman.

On Monday, Save the Children Jordan held a closing ceremony for the project “Child Protection Program with Emphasis on Early Marriage” in the Arab Cultural Society. During a two-year period, the program that is funded by the Norwegian Embassy, has aimed at increasing knowledge about child protection and children’s rights among Palestinians living in Al Hussain refugee camp.  A special focus o

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‘Norway will double its humanitarian assistance to Jordan, bringing this to a total of around NOK 100 million in 2015. Jordan has received more than 600 000 refugees from Syria, which is creating a major pressure on the Jordanian community. Therefore, we will increase our assistance to Jordan,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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The Government has proposed a substantial increase in the support provided by Norway for education in poor countries. This will mean an allocation of almost NOK 2.4 billion to education in 2015, an increase of NOK 550 million compared to 2014. ‘Norway is taking a leading role internationally in the efforts to achieve education for all,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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