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

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Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Irak

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SIGNING CEREMONY From left to right: USAID Mission Director Jim Barnhart, H.E. Ambassador Edward Oakden (UK), H.E. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Dr. Mohammed Thneibat, H.E. Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury, Heidi Elburgi Johansen, chargée d’affaires of the Norwegian Embassy and Térence Bileter, chargé d’affaires of the Swiss Embassy. 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Together with other donors, Norway on 22 August signed agreements with the Jordanian government on support to the education sector.

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Photo: Alberto Hugo Rojas.

The Kingdom of Norway has contributed an additional US$3 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ankara.

Foreign Minister Børge Brende has condemned the terrorist attack in Baghdad late on Saturday in the strongest possible terms.

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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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SHARING EXPERIENCES: Representatives from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman in discussion with community center leaders, and UN representatives. 
Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Amman.

Representatives from the Norwegian Embassy visited a community center for women in Khaldieh in the Mafraq region August 3rd.

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Photo: The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

'The people of Iraq are in urgent need of aid. Norway is already providing a considerable amount of humanitarian assistance to the region. We are now increasing our support to Iraq by NOK 50 million, to a total of NOK 325 million,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, who is today attending the Pledging Conference in support of Iraq in Washington, DC.

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Photo: The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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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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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NAV Internasjonal opphører

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 04.04.2016

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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Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence visits Iraq and Turkey

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 09.03.2016

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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Norway to provide about NOK 10 billion to Syria and its neighbouring countries over the next four years

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 04.02.2016

‘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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Competition Seeks to Develop Education App for Syrian Children Fleeing Conflict

Norway and Jordan // Last updated: 04.02.2016

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

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