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Norway strengthening the work against landmines

Norway succeeds to the presidency of the Mine Ban Treaty in 2019. Norway’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva, Hans Brattskar, has been appointed to this important position.

08.01.2019 | Hilde Sofie Pettersen

Ambassador Brattskar concludes field visit to Thailand and Cambodia

In what constitutes his first trip as president of the Mine Ban Treaty (MBT), Ambassador Hans Brattskar visited Cambodia and Thailand to meet with key figures in demining work and push toward the complete clearance of landmines in the region by 2025.

20.12.2018 | NPA Thailand & NPA Cambodia

Delivering food to save lives in South Sudan

It’s early-morning as dozens of internally displaced people has started to turn up in the modest township of New Fangak in Jonglei. They are assembling here to receive food assistance delivered to them by the World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA).

20.12.2018 | Tamama Norbert

Meet Zeinab Hashem: A Deminer in South Lebanon

“If we are not scared while working, there is something wrong.”
18.12.2018 | Hala Amhaz

Call for tender: Senior consultancy services on the fourth review conference of the Mine Ban Treaty

NPA calls for tenders for senior consultancy services in respect to the upcoming fourth review conference of the Mine Ban Treaty, Oslo No...
11.12.2018 |

People in Gaza demand an end to division, and lifting the Israeli siege

Thousands of people including women, farmers, fishermen and members of the Palestinian Peasants Movement are demonstrating in Gaza agains...
10.12.2018 | Mahmoud Hamada

Giving women a voice

The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Nadia Murad and Dennis Mukwege is an outstanding opportunity to draw attention to work against sexu...
10.12.2018 | Sissel Fantoft

Tenth Anniversary of the life-saving global ban on cluster munitions

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the historic signing of the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions at Oslo City Hall on 3 December 200...
03.12.2018 |

Call for tender: Consultancy services on Research and Policy

NPA calls for tenders for senior consultancy services in respect to Research and Policy Article 5 of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Conventi...
03.12.2018 |

The years in ISIS captivity have left deep scars

Four years ago, «Nesreen» was living with her parents and siblings in Sinjar in Iraq. That life took an abrupt end when ISIS attacked and...
28.11.2018 | Frat Khalaf Kuti