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Stop the use of the weapons affecting civilians hardest

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. 

23.02.2017 | By Henriette Killi Westhrin, Secretary General, Norwegian People´s Aid.

Handover of cleared land

Colombia: Humanitarian demining pilot project handed over to the community with satisfactory results.


10.01.2017 | Mario Quiñones Noriega

Mozambique declared free from Cluster Munitions

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. 

05.12.2016 | Ingebjørg Sørenes

Consultancy announcement

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) Lebanon is commissioning a study within the framework of its project on “Partnership for Oil for the Common...
01.11.2016 | Ingebjørg Sørenes

Japanese embassy funds vital humanitarian demining in Colombia

In a formal ceremony held on Tuesday October 18, the Japanese embassy in Colombia officially signed over a donation of USD $555, 567 in s...
27.10.2016 | Ingebjørg Sørenes, Emma Heidenreich

EU continue mine action support in South Lebanon

On the 15th of June 2016 a delegation from the European Union (EU) Beirut visited the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) Humanitarian Disarmame...
07.10.2016 |

Japanese embassy visit areas with heavy mine contamination

Japanese Assistance to Grass Roots Project visit to Norwegian People’s Aid Humanitarian Disarmament programme in the South of Lebanon
07.10.2016 |

Community Centers offer support to survivors of sexual violence in Iraq

Three newly opened community centers in Iraq’s Kurdistan region offer support to Yezidie women that have survived abduction and sexual as...
30.09.2016 | Julie Offerdal

Good news from US Government in Laos

The US Government is providing an additional 90 million dollars for the removal of cluster munitions in Laos over the next three years. -...
08.09.2016 | Ingebjørg Sørenes

Norwegian People's Aid congratulates the Colombian people on the peace agreement

It is very encouraging that the parties in Colombia have reached a peace agreement. The agreement gives us hope that we will finally see...
25.08.2016 |