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Khalida raises her hand to anwer a question in the Puti Kalatsha community-based education class. 
Photo: CC BY/Elissa Bogos/Save the Children.Khalida raises her hand to anwer a question in the Puti Kalatsha community-based education class. Photo: CC BY/Elissa Bogos/Save the Children

A new fund for education in emergencies, Education Cannot Wait, will be launched at the world Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul today.

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Syrian and Lebanese students sit together in classes at the Mohammed Shamel mixed Elementary public school in Tariq el Jdideh, Beirut, Lebanon. 
Photo: CC BY/ Adam Patterson/Panos/DFID.

During the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Foreign Minister Børge Brende and Unicef Executive Director Anthony Lake will sign a letter of intent on cooperation on education for children and young people affected by the Syrian crisis.

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Photo: Utenriksdepartementet/Astrid Sehl.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende writes about emergency aid in this international op-ed. Written in connection with the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, 23.-24. of May.

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Photo: CC/BY/Andrew Heavens .

The drought in Ethiopia is having enormous consequences. More than 15 million people are now dependent on food aid. Norway is allocating NOK 30 M.

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Photo: UNHCR.

The UN Refugee Agency is inviting further nominations for the 2016 Nansen Refugee Award - deadline is 25 April 2016.

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Photo: CC BY/Abdul Majeed Goraya / IRIN.

Norway will provide NOK 208 million in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan in 2016, twice as much as in 2015.

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Photo: Russell Watkins/Department for International Development/Flickr/CC BY .

27 April 2016 - The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has signed a three-year agreement with Save the Children on education in situations of crisis and conflict.

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Photo: UNHCR/Achilleas Zavallis.

Close to 12 million people have fled their homes because of the war in Syria, and the UN and its partners urgently need funding for their efforts in the coming years. Norway provides NOK 500 mio.

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Photo: Karl Schembri/Oxfam/Flickr/CC BY.

Norway takes over from Canada as chair of the Core Group for the Resettlement of Syrian Refugees. The first meeting under Norwegian chairmanship will take place in Geneva on 13 April 2016.

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