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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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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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