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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is today signing a three-year agreement with Save the Children on education in situations of crisis and conflict. ‘Support for education in crises and conflicts is more important than ever. In addition to signing this agreement, we are also giving NOK 63 million to Save the Children’s education efforts in Syria and Iraq,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge...

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The drought in Ethiopia is having enormous consequences for the population. More than 15 million people are now dependent on food aid. ‘The number of people who need food aid may rise dramatically if the international community fails to provide enough aid quickly enough. Norway is now allocating an additional NOK 30 million in humanitarian assistance,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge...

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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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“Without a political process to resolve the conflict, strengthening Palestine’s economic sustainability is the most efficient way of defending the two-state solution,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. But this cannot substitute the efforts to resolve the conflict through a political process.

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‘The earthquake has severely affected over a million people in Ecuador. There is an urgent need to get aid to the affected areas, and Norway is providing NOK 15 million for this purpose,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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‘The Crop Wild Relatives project is playing an important part in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change and promoting achievement of the new sustainable development goals, particularly Goal 2 on food security and nutrition,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, when he signed an agreement on 14 April pledging Norwegian support to the last phase of the 10-year project.

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