On Monday 19 January 2015, Norway signed a new Memorandum of Understanding for its support for the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS). The support is to finance the PCBS workplan for the period of 2015-2017 whose objective is to establish a comprehensive and unified statistical system to serve the Palestinian Government as an instrument of guidance for diagnosing problems and...

Read more
Photo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ragna Marie Fjeld.

‘The fight for strengthening human rights is the common thread in everything Norway commits to internationally,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Human rights are under pressure internationally. Norway will therefore step up its efforts to promote and protect human rights

Read more

From December 1. – 5. The culture section of MFA visited the Norwegian Representative office to understand the local political situation, the cultural life and to meet with NRO culture partners in Palestine.

Read more

The Government of Norway and Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Association (PFPPA) signed a new agreement on October 2 nd 2014, supporting new phase of “Reducing Gender Based Violence and Encroachment among youth and women rights regards their SHR project”. The new agreement, in which Norway will contribute 6.8 million Norwegian kroner (NOK), equivalent to approximately 1 million US.

Read more