On May 20, The Representative Office of Norway to the PA, signed a grant agreement with Sabreen Association for Artistic Development to provide a student –centred equitable and inclusive educational services in 250 schools run by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and UNRWA in West Bank and Gaza Strip. The agreement was signed by Tor Erik Gjerde the Head of Cooperation at The Representative...

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Photo: Eskinder Debebe.

Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.

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Your Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Dear friends, This is my fifth and last year representing Norway in Palestine.  I am therefore happy for the opportunity to address this very distinguished and important group on behalf of the donors; the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Norway this year.  I have to say I have come to really respect and admire the work of AMAN over these five years. AM

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Your Excellency Madam Mogherini High Representative of the European Union, Your Excellency Mr. Brende Foreign Minister of Norway and chairman of AHLC, Ambassador Yaffa Ben-Ari, distinguished members, Ladies and gentlemen. I am honored to speak in this forum. Allow me first to offer on behalf of the Palestinian people --- President Mahmmoud Abbas and the government, our deepest condolences to al...

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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 Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) has launched a new funding scheme for collaboration between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries.

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