Ambassador Susan Eckey of Norway, Ambassador Deborah Malac of USA, Rt. Honorable Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. 
Photo: Heleen Annemans, UN Women.Ambassador Susan Eckey of Norway, Ambassador Deborah Malac of USA, Rt. Honorable Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga. Photo: Heleen Annemans, UN Women

The 16 days of activism against gender-based violence is a campaign to emphasize on the importance of the issue, as well as boost action and engagement on the issue.

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Ambassaden vil gjøre oppmerksom på de voldelige episodene som nylig har funnet sted mellom ugandiske styrker og bevæpnede grupper i Kasese distriktet, vest i Uganda, nær grensen til DR Kongo. Det er rapportert om flere døde. Området ligger nært opp til populære turist destinasjoner, som nasjonalparker og Rwenzori fjellet. Selv om det ikke er noe som tyder på at utenlandske borgere er målgruppe,...

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The 29th of November marked the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day.

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The Ambassadors of Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Ireland payed a visit to the UN Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) last week, to inspect the facilities and learn more about the services the centre provides.

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Photo: International Criminal Court.

In recent weeks, South Africa, Burundi and Gambia have announced that they will withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC is the world's first permanent international criminal court, and has 124 states parties, including 34 African states.

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Photo: UN Photo/Isaac Alebe Avoro Lu'ub.

Joint statement by State Secretary Laila Bokhari on behalf of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden, and Norway in the Open debate on Women, Peace and Security, 25 October 2016.

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Photo: Pontus Höök/ NTB Scanpix.

‘I would like to congratulate this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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Growing African cities creates investment opportunities for Nordic companies. How can Nordic and Ugandan business together tap into the opportunities provided by the fastest urbanising continent? This is the overall focus when Ugandan and Nordic business people gather in Oslo, Norway, on the 13th of October this year.

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‘The Government’s proposed aid budget for 2017 amounts to 1 % of Norway’s GNI and sets out a historic level of funding in many areas. The present Government has doubled support for education, increased humanitarian aid by 50 %, and increased funding for global health by NOK 600 million. We are also continuing our targeted efforts in the areas of business development, job creation, climate chang...

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‘The Government proposes an allocation of more than NOK 3 billion to global health in next year’s budget. This will mean that, in the current parliamentary term, we will have increased our funding for this area by NOK 600 million. Our direct support to UNAids and the World Health Organization, which amounts to NOK 300 million, comes in addition to this. The increased allocation reflects the fac...

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