Monthly Archives: April 2016

Denmark’s new Humanitarian aid to UNMAS

Sponsor_Ministry_UK of Denmark protected by Copyright  LAWThe Ministry of Foreign Affair of Denmark has allocated new aid to United Nation agency UNMAS to help Mine Action Response.  

This contribution reflects our strong and consistent support for the United Nations in its delivery and coordination of mine action. Mine action is a vital component of humanitarian response in conflict and post-conflict settings for protection of civilians and safe access for other humanitarian actors. We call upon others to follow our lead and increase support to mine action to  protect the civilians who are bearing the brunt of protracted armed conflict in many countries.” stated Kristian Jensen, Minister for Foreign Affairs. March 7, 2016 ©MFA Denmark/ UNMAS 

Denmark has announced a contribution of USD 4.4 million to the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action. This contribution will support the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) humanitarian mine action response   Continue to read the announced by the UNMAS
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News from Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark Kristian Jensen

Norwegian Leadership in Humanitarians Crisis

Norway is earmarking NOK 40 million for efforts  Norway MFA to help people with disabilities and to combat sexual violence in Humanitarian Crises. Announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. April 10, 2016 © MFA Norway

“Certain groups are more vulnerable than others in situations of war and conflict. Norway will intensify its efforts to prevent violence and injury, and to help those who are affected,” stated Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

In 2015 Norway contributed  NOK 649 million in Humanitarian Aid to the International Red Cross system.   Norway has simultaneously  a close cooperation with over 29 International organizations, that they receive most Norwegian support.  Fact sheets of 29 Multilateral organisations

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News from Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende