International Development

In DRC, women refugees rebuild lives, with determination and hope. 
Photo: UN Women/Catianne Tijerina.

'The Government's proposed aid budget for 2017 amounts to 1 % of Norway's GNI and sets out a historic level of funding in many areas. The present Government has doubled support for education, increased humanitarian aid by 50 %, and increased funding for global health by NOK 600 million. We are also continuing our targeted efforts in the areas of business development, job creation, climate chang... Read more

An infant and her mother, in Niamey. 
Photo: UNICEF/Nyani Quarmyne.

'Since 2002, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has saved more than 20 million lives. Norway has been a key supporter of the Global Fund from the outset. We are now increasing Norway's contribution, and will provide NOK 2 billion in support for the period 2017-2019,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Read more

The 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals: A roadmap for national action and global partnership. Read more


Norway has reinforced its position as one of the world’s leading development aid donors. The official development aid figures for 2015 are now out. Read more

WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. It fights hunger worldwide, and assists more than 80 million people in 80 countries every year. 
Photo: UN Photo/Logan Abassi.

Norway has entered into a new partnership agreement with the World Food Programme (WFP) on core funding of NOK 237 million a year from 2016 to 2019. Read more