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  • Oslo Summit on Education - Chair's statement

    News story Published: 2015-07-07

    Leaders from all over the world met in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty.

  • New initiative to address the learning crisis

    Press release Published: 2015-07-07

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg had the full support of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon when she launched the High-level Commission on the Financing of Global Education Opportunities today.

  • Norway provides additional support for education in Lebanon

    Press release Published: 2015-07-06

    ‘Due to the crisis in Syria, around three million children and young people no longer have access to schooling. More than half of a million of them are refugees in Lebanon. We are now providing an additional NOK 75 million for education for these refugees, which brings Norway’s total contribution for these efforts to NOK 120 million,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Norway increases support for UNICEF’s education efforts

    Press release Published: 2015-07-06

    ‘Norway will provide NOK 1.16 billion for UNICEF’s education efforts over a two-year period. UNICEF delivers good results in the field, and is an important partner for Norway in our global education initiative,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Millions of lives saved through shared development goals

    Press release Published: 2015-07-06

    ’Taking stock as we approach the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals, we can celebrate tremendous progress,’ said Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway and co-chair of the MDG Advocacy Group.

  • Ban Ki-moon to return to Arctic prior to Climate Conference in Paris

    Press release Published: 2015-07-06

    A peninsula that has become an island as glaciers melt, the impacts of climate change on life in the sea, and reduced sea ice cover are among the direct consequences of global warming that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will see at close hand when he visits Svalbard with Foreign Minister Børge Brende on 7–8 July.

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  • Web TV Live streaming from Education Summit

    Broadcast 2015-07-07, 09:00

    Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Crown Prince Haakon will attend the opening of the Summit.

  • Web TV The IMF presents views on the Norwegian economy

    Broadcast 2015-05-28, 10:30

    Today a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) presented its annual assessment of the Norwegian economy and Norwegian economic policy. The mission concludes that the Government's economic program is well adapted to the subdued growth in the Norwegian economy.

  • Web TV Launch of UN70: A new agenda

    Broadcast 2015-02-17, 10:00

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende launched the Ministry’s "UN70: A new agenda" project at an open meeting on 17 February.

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