Tagged: humanitarian

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Interview with Jan Egeland, Executive Director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Marit Fosse Norwegian American Weekly We recently sat down for an interview with Jan Egeland, former U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator and...

Norway to step up humanitarian efforts

  Attacks on civilians are becoming increasingly common in conflicts around the world.  The warring parties show an alarming lack of respect for international humanitarian law. In many conflicts, it is extremely difficult for...

Greg Mortenson touches 800 hearts at U.N. conference

By Berit Hessen Norwegian American Weekly The Committee on Teaching About the United Nations (CTAUN) held its 11th annual conference on January 30, at the U.N. headquarters in New York City. To commemorate the...