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From the closing ceremony of Save the Children Jordans`s project

The fund for projects in Jordan, Syria and Iraq managed by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman, is open for project proposals between 1 and 15 May and 1 and 15 October.

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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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Foreign Minister Brende met with the Jordanian Foreign Minister Judeh in Amman. 
Photo: Frode Overland Andersen/Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende visited Jordan, Palestine, Israel and Egypt during a recent travel in the region. The purpose of trip was to hold political talks and to prepare for the up-coming donor meeting of the Ad-Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) that will take place during the UN General Assembly in New York later this month, and for the larger international donor conference for...

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19. September 2014: ‘Today’s meeting of the Security Council sends an important signal of international support for Iraq in its fight against the extremist organisation ISIL,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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On Thursday, over 200 Syrian students living in Zaatari refugee camp received their graduation certificates from the Zaatari Learning Center, run by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The students have attended catch-up classes, and are now ready to continue their education in ordinary schools.

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Norway's Foreign Minister Børge Brende (left) visiting Baharka displacement camp outside Erbil, Northern Iraq, where he was met by NRC's Programme Director Rebecca Dibb (right). 
Photo: Tiril Skarstein, Norwegian Refugee Council.

This week the Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende visited Baghdad and Erbil together with the Norwegian Ambassador Breie.

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