Tagged: development

Bridges of Peace

Norway helps young inter-cultural leaders build bridges of peace Special Release On a cool foggy morning in the mountains of Benguet, an area known for impoverished mountain tribal communities and  armed guerillas of the...

On the Edge: Trade and Development

Over the 50 years, Norway and the U.S. have been staunch supporters of a traditional international development policy line that highlights foreign aid as one of the main components for reducing global poverty. Hundreds...

Solheim wants to learn more about religion and development

Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim is launching the project “Religion and Development”. The aim of the new project is to learn more about the role of religion in Norway’s cooperation...

Education for all becoming harder to achieve

Millions of children could miss the opportunity to go to school as a result of the financial crisis. The United Nations sounds the alarm in a new report on education. Lower economic growth and...

Vesterheim Hires New Director of Development

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum announces the hiring of Arlan C. Quandahl of Monona, Iowa, as the museum’s new Director of Development Quandahl’s background is in market development, management, and sales. He also has worked in...

Study: Northern Norway towards 2030

Norut and SINTEF have gazed into the future and on September 8 they presented scenarios for industrial development in the north 20 years into the future. Based on Northern Norway’s development potential, as well...

Oslo claims Sudan stance ‘is clear’

Norway has rejected claims that its Oil for Development program “lacks clarity” in its engagement with Sudan In a report released today, non-governmental organization Global Witness said the program is “unclear about what it...