Foreign Minister Eriksen Søreide launches new humanitarian strategy
'Humanitarian action is an important part of the Government’s international engagement, and Norway has increased its humanitarian budget by more than 50 % since 2013. We will maintain a high level of humanitarian funding in the coming years, but changes in the world are making it necessary to rethink our priorities,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.
The UK, US and Norway have issued a Troika statement on the South Sudan peace process..
UK, US and Norway statement on the South Sudan peace process:
‘Mine clearance is crucial to prevent the loss of civilian lives, to ensure access for emergency aid, and to enable hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people to return safely to their homes. This is why we are now increasing our support for mine clearance in Iraq and Syria,’ Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide said.
The following is a joint statement issued by the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and Norway.
The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.