Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Irak

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Utenriksdepartementet fraråder reise eller opphold som ikke er strengt nødvendig til grenseområdene nærmere enn 3 km mot Syria og Irak.

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Norway and the US are joining forces in a further initiative to support mine clearance, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and US Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Wednesday.

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‘Syria’s neighbouring countries are shouldering a heavy burden and are facing major challenges. Norway will therefore contribute USD 10 million to a new financing initiative for Lebanon and Jordan,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Det har blitt besluttet at NAV Internasjonal vil opphøre fra 31. desember 2016. Internasjonale saker vil da bli overført til andre enheter i NAV som behandler de aktuelle fagområdene.

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‘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 around NOK...

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Last updated: 15.06.2016 // Norway will host the sixth World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Oslo 21-23 June 2016. The Congress will attract 1300 participants from over 80 countries, including ministers, parliamentarians, academics, lawyers, and members of civil society.

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Close to 12 million people have fled their homes because of the war in Syria, and the UN and its partners urgently need funding for their efforts in the coming years. ‘We must make sure that the UN is able to support the millions of people who have been forced to flee because of the war in Syria. That is why Norway is taking the lead and making a significant contribution to the UN Refugee Agenc...

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A delegation from the Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence, headed by Ms. Anniken Huitfeldt, chair of the Committee, visited Iraq and Turkey from 2.-to 4 March 2016.

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International partnership launches $1.7 million EduApp4Syria prize to help Syrian children learn to read

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Utenriks- og forsvarskomiteen i Midtøsten

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 31.01.2016

Stortingets utenriks- og forsvarskomité, under ledelse av Anniken Huitfeldt, besøkte Jordan, Palestina og Israel 23.–28. januar 2016.

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Press Release: New Norwegian initiative to promote freedom of expression and independent media

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 04.02.2016

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Nominate candidates for the 2016 Nansen Refugee Award

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 04.02.2016

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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VFS Global

Study and work // 31.03.2016

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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