Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Irak

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

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‘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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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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Press release: Norway is co-sponsor of the resolution unanimously adopted by the UN Security Council today to impose sanctions on individuals in South Sudan. ‘After nearly 15 months of hostilities, it is a tragedy for the people of South Sudan that the parties to the conflict are not willing to pursue peace. The fact that a unified Security Council now supports sanctions shows how critical the...

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Ambassaden i Amman, Jordan tilbyr to praktikantplasser høsten 2015 for tidsrommet juli - desember. Søknadsfrist er 16. april 2015.

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Photo: Jon Martin via The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Turkey.

‘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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From the performance I.B.S.E.N. Portuguese scholarship winner 2012. . 
Photo: Susana Paiva.

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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Press release: Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende today launched a new competitive funding scheme that will provide up to NOK 50 million annually to innovative solutions that can help to combat poverty by 2030.

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Norway intensifies efforts to promote Women, Peace and Security

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 17.02.2015

Press Release: ‘Women are particularly affected by wars and conflicts. The Government is giving priority to intensifying Norway’s efforts to promote the women, peace and security agenda,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Today the Government presented a new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security for the period 2015-18.

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Norway condemns killings in Libya

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 17.02.2015

Press Release: ‘Norway condemns in the strongest possible terms the abhorrent killings committed in the name of the terrorist group ISIL in Libya. Our condolences and deepest sympathy go to the families of the deceased, to Egypt and the Egyptian people. The Coptic Christians are an integral part of Egyptian society,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Generations for Peace ranked the 32nd best NGO in the world

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 03.02.2015

Jordanian 'Generations For Peace' has been ranked the 32nd best NGO in the world, and is the only Jordanian NGO in the top 100.

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New Arab Debates with Tim Sebastian

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 14.01.2015

Tim Sebastian and panelists engage with an audience about Extremism in the Arab world

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