Tagged: Sudan

Erik Solheim on education in Sudan

On July 4 in Geneva, the Economic and Social Council opened its 2011 substantive session, which will run from 4 to 29 July at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The Council began with...

Working toward peace for 20 years

Earlier this month, the former ambassador of Norway saw part of that work come to fruition with a vote by the south Sudanese people to secede from the north and become an autonomous country....

A new era for Sudan

“The referendum on independence  for South Sudan  is a historic watershed for Sudan. It is also of great importance to the region and to Africa as a whole,” said Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg. The...

Annual report of the UN emergency fund

30/07/2010 // Last year, the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) supported 466 projects in 51 countries. Norway contributed with about USD 43 million, or 11% of the total, according to CERF’s annual report...

US, Britain, Norway 'deeply concerned' on Sudan

WASHINGTON — The United States, Britain and Norway said Friday they were “deeply concerned” by Sudan’s curtailment of human rights since April elections and voiced alarm about a deterioration in Darfur. Full Story &...

Norway urges north-south cooperation in tapping Sudan oil

Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre urged northern and southern Sudanese leaders on Tuesday to work together to maximize the country’s oil wealth, warning that otherwise both sides would lose out. Much of Sudan’s...