2 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
27 Nov 2015 description

Next week, Mozambique, formerly one of the world’s most heavily mined countries, will formally declare it has completed mine clearance on its territory, the 29th country to do so since the 1990s. This leaves 60 countries and territories still contaminated according to Clearing the Mines, a review of mine action programmes around the world published today by Norwegian People’s Aid. The report’s authors have calculated that by 2020 another 20 countries should have completed mine clearance and the urgent humanitarian threat removed from the other 40.

24 Jan 2008 description

"By allowing Palestinians to cross the border at Rafah, Egypt is giving a clear invitation to the world community to show a wholly different level of solidarity towards the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip. Norway must follow suit", says Secretary General of Norwegian People's Aid, Petter Eide.

Norwegian People's Aid has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a meeting in order to discuss the acute situation on the Gaza Strip.

"It is time that Norway called in the Israeli ambassador for a dressing down.