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Staples Norway to quit selling SodaStream

20.12.13 |

Staples Norway announced today their plans to stop selling SodaStream in their stores.

NPA condemns raid of Egyptian rights organisation

20.12.13 | Ellen Heggestad

The Norwegian People’s Aid condemns raid of offices and arrests of activists and employees at Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights

Civil society groups condemn attacks on fundamental freedoms in Egypt

12.12.13 |

The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), CIVICUS - the global civil society alliance and SOLIDAR join in strongly condemning attacks on fundamental freedoms in Egypt. Rising restrictions on public debate have imperiled the aspirations for justice and freedom which underpinned the Egyptian revolution.

Homeless Syrian families in Lebanon: Exploited and criminalised

11.12.13 | Dlovan Barwari

According to the UNHCR, the number of Syrian families who migrated to Lebanon is 111 161 families. Many of them are forced to live in public parks, on pavements and under bridges. Or in mosques, like little Aya and her siblings.

Impact Assessment workshops 2013

10.12.13 |

Providing knowledge and training to focal points within various regions on NPA's Impact Assessment Concept.

German Ambassador to Senegal visits NPA programme

10.12.13 |

Ambassador Bernhard Kampmann impressed by NPA's efficient land release and use of Mine Detection Dogs.

Madiba - Our Hero

6.12.13 | Torunn Aaslund

NPA partner network in Europe, Solidar commemorate Nelson Mandela on their website today: It is with great sadness that we hear about the passing of the father of the nation of South Africa.

The end of an era

6.12.13 |

- Today is a day of mourning. Nelson Mandela, a symbol of freedom and democracy, has passed. All our leaders should be measured by the standard he has set, says Liv Tørres, Secretary General of Norwegian People’s Aid.

In memory of Nelson Mandela

6.12.13 |

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Operations in South Serbia completed

6.12.13 |

NPA Mine Action Programme Serbia completes its cluster sub-munitions clearance operations in the municipality of Bujanovac.