Tagged: Haiti

NOK 1 billion to UNICEF

Norway gives NOK 1 billion to UNICEF’s work on education and girls’ rights. Today, Norway signs a new two-year agreement with UNICEF. The Norwegian funding will be used to ensure that children are able...

Norway to support Haiti’s national police

A Norwegian fact-finding team visited Haiti last week to assess the possibility of deploying Norwegian police officers in order to assist in rebuilding and reforming the National Police of Haiti. The Norwegian officers would...

Reflections on a visit to Haiti

Earlier this month a team from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs traveled to the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince to assess how Norway’s USD 100 pledge of support for Haiti could be put to good...

Norway increases aid to Haiti

The Government has proposed increased funding to Haiti in its revised budget for 2010. The earthquake in Haiti on 12 January 2010 hit the country hard, in both human and economic terms. Norway wishes...

Norway pledges USD 100 million in assistance to Haiti

Norway will provide assistance totalling NOK 800 million (USD 100 million) to Haiti over the next four years. The announcement was made by State Secretary Ingrid Fiskaa at the International Donors’ Conference Towards a...

DnB NOR makes donations to Haiti

In connection with the earthquake catstrophe in Haiti, DnB NOR has decided to make donations to some of the organisations working in the country. “In such a situation, it is important to demonstrate corporate...

Norway doubles its aid to Haiti

“Haiti’s people still needs our help. The UN has so far received only half of what it has requested. That’s why we will double the Norwegian contribution to humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti,” said...