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.
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.
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).
“If we are not scared while working, there is something wrong.”
NPA calls for tenders for senior consultancy services in respect to the upcoming fourth review conference of the Mine Ban Treaty, Oslo Norway November 2019. The scope of the Service is a total of 80 work days.
Thousands of people including women, farmers, fishermen and members of the Palestinian Peasants Movement are demonstrating in Gaza against the internal division and against the Israeli siege that has been imposed on Gaza for more than 11 years.
The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Nadia Murad and Dennis Mukwege is an outstanding opportunity to draw attention to work against sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), says Barbara Mali, head of the Norwegian People’s Aid SGBV programme in Iraq.
Today marks the tenth anniversary of the historic signing of the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions at Oslo City Hall on 3 December 2008, following its earlier adoption on 30 May 2008 in Dublin.
NPA calls for tenders for senior consultancy services in respect to Research and Policy Article 5 of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention and Article 4 of the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
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 abducted her and 72 family members. Now she’s one of hundreds of surviving Yazidi women who are struggling to come to terms with their traumatic experiences.