Norway

18 November 2013

Investing in development: the Norwegian Red Cross signs a multi-year strategic agreement with the IFRC

By Linda Low, IFRC Known the world-over as a disaster relief organization, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is also a leader in community development through the grassroots work of its 189 National Societies and 15 million volunteers. Today, the signing of a four-year Memorandum of Understandi...
Red Cross supports those affected by the twin tragedies in Norway
25 July 2011

Red Cross supports those affected by the twin tragedies in Norway

While the search is still ongoing for those missing from the shootings on Utøya, Volunteers from the Norwegian Red Cross are also supporting relatives and youth across the country.
Oslo rocked by twin tragedies, toll continues to rise
22 July 2011

Oslo rocked by twin tragedies, toll continues to rise

Norway's capital Oslo has suffered twin tragedies today as an explosion damaged the heart of the city and a gunman attacked children at a political camp on an island to the west of the city.
Kofi Annan receives Red Cross award in Oslo
11 December 2001

Kofi Annan receives Red Cross award in Oslo

On December 11, the day after receiving the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and his wife Nana received the "Torstein Dales" memorial prize from Norwegian Red Cross President, Thorvald Stoltenberg.
Oslo workshop: Focus on women in the fight against HIV/AIDS
7 September 2001

Oslo workshop: Focus on women in the fight against HIV/AIDS

"We have to adapt our approach better to women's needs and women's situations, to be more successfull in the battle against HIV and AIDS", says Federation president Dr.
11 May 2001

Norwegian prize for outstanding humanitarian work in the Middle East

The Palestine Red Crescent (PRCS) and Israel's Magen David Adom (MDA) were awarded the Human Rights prize from the Lisl and Leo Eitinger Fund by the University of Oslo for their outstanding humanitarian work in the Middle East under extremely difficult po
Laughing and learning the Norwegian-Colombian way
3 January 2001

Laughing and learning the Norwegian-Colombian way

Fun is the key to learning and few people have more enjoyment than those at the Colombian Red Cross who train young volunteer leaders.

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