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Oslo Review Conference – Who, what, why, where, when?

19.11.19 |

The Oslo Review Conference on a Mine-Free World is taking place in Oslo from 25 to 29 November. Here is a full overview of events and activities arranged by NPA during RevCon-week.

Invitation to The Nobel Peace Center – the home of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

19.11.19 |

The Nobel Peace Center and Norwegian Peoples Aid are happy to invite all delegates to an event at the Nobel Peace Center to mark the opening of the exhibition “One step in the wrong direction” -  about the Nobel Peace Prize to ICBL and Jody Williams and the work that is still being done to fulfill the Mine Ban Convention.

Demining is a job full of purpose

14.11.19 | Emile Ollivier, NPA Lebanon

Hanin, 20, and Mahdi, 23, recently joined NPA Lebanon as deminers in Rass Baalbek. Under a project funded by the European Union’s Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) in partnership with Mines Advisory Group (MAG), they are clearing explosives ordnances near the Syrian border in North-East Lebanon.

Crown Princess Victoria visit NPA Mine Action

11.11.19 |

Last week, we were honored to welcome a Swedish delegation consisting of H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria, H.R.H. Prince Daniel and Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin to NPA Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Lunch and launch of Mine Action Review's 'Clearing the Mines 2019'

8.11.19 |

Join Norwegian People's Aid for an informal lunch at our office in Oslo.

NPA Kosovo: Bid notice vehicles

5.11.19 |

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA), one of the world’s largest humanitarian mine action organizations, is expanding its operations in Kosovo. The project will consist of a technical survey and clearance of cluster bombs. The project office is located in Prishtina and it is supported primarily by the U.S Department of State and Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. NPA Kosovo is exempted for both customs and VAT based on our Public Benefit Status. With the expansion of the programme, there is a need to procure additional vehicles standardized in NPA operations.

Nuclear Weapons Ban Monitor 2019 is here

16.10.19 |

The 2019 report of the Nuclear Weapons Ban Monitor was launched at a side event during the UN General Assembly in New York on 16 October. This watchdog measures progress towards a world free of nuclear weapons, by using the 2017 UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) as a yardstick. The report also evaluates the extent to which the policies and practices of all states comply with the prohibitions in the TPNW, regardless of whether they have joined the Treaty yet.

Syrian civil society condemns Turkey and demands international action

11.10.19 | Torunn Aaslund

100 Syrian regional and international civil society organisations condemns the Turkish attack and destabilisation of safe regions in Syria.

Bid notice: ITB No: ITB247119002

8.10.19 |

Truck four wheel drive heavy duty medium size.

A Field of Mines and Hope

3.10.19 | Hala Amhaz

On a sunny day in August 2017, Fadi and two of his friends decided to go for a hike. Without knowing, they entered a minefield.