Tagged: Jan Egeland

“Europe’s strictest”

Proposed changes to Norway’s asylum policies would make them among the toughest in Europe The Local Norway’s leading refugee charity has accused the government of “a race to the bottom” on asylum after a...

Nansen honoured on World Refugee Day in New York

The 150th anniversary of the birth of the great Norwegian polar explorer, scientist and humanitarian, Fridtjof Nansen, was honored in New York with the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as guest of honour and the...

Stay and deliver

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...

Iraq report to be launched in Washington D.C. by Norwegians

The Report “More Than ‘Shiites’ and ‘Sunnis’: How a Post-Sectarian Strategy Can Change the Logic and Facilitate Sustainable Political Reform in Iraq” is a result of a number of meetings between researchers from NUPI and...

NUPI to hold seminar about the Obama Presidency

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) will hold a seminar: The Presidential transition and Obama’s first 40 days on Friday March 6 in Oslo. Dr. John C. Fortier, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, will...