The demonstrations in Cuba on July 11 2021, is an expected consequence of the deep economic crisis, the unexpected increase in Covid-19 infections, and the government’s limitations to handle disagreements and criticism.
03 Sep 2021
Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) hereby invites interested tenders to submit a proposal for the evaluation of NPA’s peace related work in Colombia.
30 Aug 2021
On this day 10 years ago, South Sudan became an independent country. Shortly after, the country was thrown into a brutal civil war that threatened to tear the country to pieces.
09 Jul 2021
The almost two months long national strike, with numerous blockades and protests, seem to have changed the public opinion in Colombia.
29 Jun 2021
Violence continues to escalate in Palestine. In Gaza, people living behind walls and closed borders are bombed, with no possibility of escape. In the West Bank, civilian Palestinians are attacked by angry mobs, both in the streets and in their own homes.
14 May 2021
A new website launched earlier this week by NPA and Norwegian union NUMGE, reveals that Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG), has substantial investments in companies engaged in activities on occupied Palestinian territory.
08 May 2021
Leader of NPA partner, the National Organization of Indigenous Peoples of Colombia (ONIC), Luis Fernando Arias, passes away from COVID-19
It is with deep sadness Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) receives the news that Luis Fernando Arias passed away on Saturday February 13th, due to Covid-19. We want to express our heartfelt condolences and solidarity.
15 Feb 2021
We congratulate the 123 Furukawa workers who on January 15, 2021, won the court case against the Furukawa company and the Ecuadorian state!
10 Feb 2021
NPA is very happy to announce that Julián Gil, organizational secretary of Norwegian People's Aid's Colombian partner organization Congreso de los Pueblos, yesterday 24.11.20, was declared innocent and released after 30 months in prison for crimes he did not commit.
26 Nov 2020
While the whole world's focus was on the US election, Hurricane Eta hit the Caribbean coast of Central America last week. Our partners in Honduras and Guatemala report catastrophic damage and great need for aid, and are already in the process of emergency relief work.
12 Nov 2020
Resolution 1325 was adopted by the UN Security Council on 31 October 2000. For the first time in UN history, the Security Council took a position on issues concerning women's roles and experiences in armed conflicts.
11 Nov 2020
The solidarity caravan, Caravana Humanitaria, is a tradition in which organizations mobilize to shed light on the hardship, crisis and violence dominating in particularly vulnerable areas of the country - areas that in practice are stateless and are tyrannized by various armed groups. The aim of the caravan is to attract attention to the problems local communities face, and to demand that the authorities take responsibility for the safety of their inhabitants.
02 Nov 2020