Tuesday, December 10, 2019

DT 7 / 2013

Gigantic UN appeal for Syria puts resources for other crises at risk

The international humanitarian system is being tested as never before by the UN’s massive updated appeal for Syria. Traditional donors say they will not be able to to cover the costs.

Statoil in Tanzania. ‘Business, not charity’

The Norwegian petroleum giant Statoil, which is operating a highly promising gas field off the Tanzanian coast, strives to draw a line between business and expectations of charity.

New condition. Oslo links aid for US think tanks to partners in Norway

The Foreign Ministry has revamped the rules for a quarter billion crowns in annual aid to US think tanks, making future funding dependent on cooperation with Norwegian counterparts.