Sunday March 26, a man was shot in Bhambayi, one of Durban's suburbs. He’s now admitted to hospital struggling for life. He was shot by a local gangster who was accompanied by a district politician from the ANC that over a long period has been threatening activists in the slum dwellers movement Abahlali.
The South African union CSAAWU has been awarded the Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights for 2017. NPA welcomes this recognition of CSAAWU's important work.
10 years later, Lebanon’s legacy of landmine and cluster munition contamination is still affecting the lives of the Lebanese people.
As areas of Mosul are liberated from ISIS control, Norwegian People’s Aid partner organisations are the first to arrive with emergency aid.
10 years ago in Oslo, 46 States and civil society organisations agreed to work together to end the unacceptable harm caused by cluster munitions, a process that resulted in the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions. Now, it’s time for States to demonstrate leadership to end the use of explosive weapons killing civilians and destroying hospitals, schools, cities, and other civilian areas.
Colombia: Humanitarian demining pilot project handed over to the community with satisfactory results.
1,3 million Square metres, 144 Cluster Bomblets, 50 Antipersonnel Mines and 23 UXOs: Norwegian People’s Aid is proud to announce that we have finished clearing cluster munitions in Mozambique. This happens only a year after Mozambique was declared free of landmines in September 2015.
Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) Lebanon is commissioning a study within the framework of its project on “Partnership for Oil for the Common Good in Lebanon”. The project is managed by NPA and funded by the Norwegian Development Agency (Norad).
Please note that NPA has extended the deadline for submitting the project proposals and quotations for “Mapping the labor movement” for one week for submitting the consultancy proposal. The new deadline is Monday the 14th of November at 3:00 pm (Beirut time). Any offer received after this date won't be considered.
In a formal ceremony held on Tuesday October 18, the Japanese embassy in Colombia officially signed over a donation of USD $555, 567 in support of NPA’s humanitarian demining pilot project in El Orejón, Antioquia.
On the 15th of June 2016 a delegation from the European Union (EU) Beirut visited the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) Humanitarian Disarmament programme in south Lebanon. The EU delegation consisted of Ms. Francesca Varlese, Ms. Liliane Dib and the military attaché Colonel Pierre des Jeux.