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New Palestine agreement between NUMGE and NPA

11.12.17 | Betzy Alexandra Kjelsberg Thangstad

Union leader Mette Nord and Henriette Killi Westhrin, Secretary-General to Norwegian People’s Aid sign a four-year cooperation agreement in support of the Palestinians’ fight for freedom in the Middle East.

Join the Nobel Peace Prize Celebration!

6.12.17 |

Norwegian People's Aid is a proud member organisation of this years Nobel Peace Prize winner, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Wapons. Here are our suggestions to how you can participate in the celebration of ICAN and the Nobel Peace Prize.

Statement on Mugabes resignation

23.11.17 |

On Tuesday 21st November, Norwegian People’s Aid received with relief and joy the news that Robert Mugabe has voluntarily stepped down as the president of Zimbabwe, with immediate effect. Robert Mugabe has been the Prime Minister and then the President of Zimbabwe since its independence in 1980.

Tender for Senior Consultant, Humanitarian Disarmament Programmes

13.11.17 |

January - December 2018, Consultancy services on Research, Editing, Policy and Programme.

Norwegian People's Aid starts mine action in Afghanistan

23.10.17 |

Norwegian People's Aid has been asked to monitor US supported Mine Action in Afghanistan and has opened a country office in Kabul.

Congratulations on winning the Nobel Peace Prize!

6.10.17 |

Norwegian People’s Aid is the only Norwegian organisation represented in the board of ICAN, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2017.

25 years of protecting civilans

22.09.17 |

Norwegian People's Aid is celebrating 25 years of Mine Action

Launch of Mine Action Review’s “Clearing Cluster Munition Remnants 2017” report at International Cluster Bomb Ban meeting at the United Nations in Geneva.

8.09.17 | Lucy Pinches

On Tuesday 5 September 2017, the third edition of the Clearing Cluster Munition Remnants report was launched at the Seventh Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, at the United Nations in Geneva.  The annual report is produced by Mine Action Review, an independent research project, which serves as primary source of research, data, and analysis on Mine Action for the sector.

Mozambique:Residual mines cleared

27.06.17 | Ingebjørg Sørenes

Norwegian People’s Aid is proud to announce that we have finished clearing mines at the Mozambique – Tanzania border. After more than 20 years of humanitarian demining, the country has declared itself mine-free. 

Mines are still maiming children in Tajikistan

23.06.17 | Alima Marodbekova

Last month, two teenage boys were seriously injured in Tajikistan after trying to disassemble what appeared to be an anti-personal mine.