Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Irak

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From 1st of June, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman is handing over the reception of visa applications and permits to VFS Global.

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Norad calls for proposals from civil society as part of the Oil for Development program for the period 2016 to 2018 with deadline 1 October 2015

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Children who have been in Norway for a long period can now have a chance to have their case reconsidered.

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On March 28th, the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman’s partner organization Save the Children Jordan held a closing ceremony to celebrate the successes of the third phase of its ongoing Child Protection Program that focuses on the prevention of early marriage and gender based violence. The program was launched following a mapping report conducted by Save the Children Norway in 2013 that revealed...

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Ambassaden i Amman følger situasjonen i Jordan tett, og denne sikkerhetsartikkelen oppdateres ved behov.

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Sissel Breie, Ambassador to Jordan, inaugurates the new visa service center. 
Photo: Abdelrahim Diab Jaber.

As part of the global contract between VFS and the Norwegian government, The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman, Jordan inaugurates a new centre to extend visa service delivery in Amman.

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Foreign Minister Børge Brende opens the Oslo Conference on Sage Schools. 
Photo: R.Fjeld, UD.

Representatives from some 60 countries were gathered in Oslo from 28 to 29 May to work for safer schools and universities in areas of armed conflict. ‘The Oslo Conference on Safe Schools marks the launch of a concerted global effort to ensure safe education for children and young people in countries affected by conflict. We are pleased that there is already broad support for this initiative,...

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Photo: UNRWA/Taghrid Mohammad.

‘The situation for thousands of Palestinians and Syrians in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria is critical. Norway has provided NOK 10 million to support the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Syria, in the hope that the organisation will gain access to the people in Yarmouk, who are in dire need of assistance,’ said Minister of...

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Norway increases humanitarian support to Syria, provides USD 93 million

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 19.03.2015

‘The humanitarian crisis in Syria is escalating. The Government is now providing USD 93 million to support efforts in Syria and the neighbouring countries. Children are the hardest hit. USD 18.6 million of these funds will be earmarked for education and child protection efforts,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Appeal to halt illicit trafficking of cultural objects from Iraq and Syria

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 18.03.2015

‘We have been horrified at the wanton destruction of ancient cultural treasures in Iraq and Syria in recent weeks. The Norwegian Government is therefore launching an appeal to Norwegian collectors and experts in the field to exercise caution and help to prevent the illegal trade in cultural artefacts from the region,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Shelter for internally displaced people in Gaza

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 10.03.2015

Press release: Norway is providing NOK 38 million for shelter for families who lost their homes as a result of the conflict in Gaza in 2014. ‘The winter weather in Gaza is creating huge problems for the families who do not have proper homes. Conditions for the most vulnerable people urgently need to be improved,’ commented Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Ibsen Awards are announcing The Ibsen Scholarships 2015.

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 05.03.2015

Ibsen Awards are announcing The Ibsen Scholarships 2015. Funds for professional theatre performances based on Henrik Ibsen’s plays are now available.

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