Thursday, January 23, 2020

Norwegian aid figures 2016

Cuts rolled back by dipping into Oil Fund

An initial proposal to take NOK 7.3 billion out of the Norwegian aid budget for 2016 to financed refugee costs at home was thwarted by an intense lobbying campaign. A compromise was struck where 20 per cent of the aid budget will finance refugees, and extra resources will be provided by the Oil Fund.

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