Livelihoods have improved with support from Norway to IGAD's regional initiative as local capacity gets strengthened and veterinary services delivered in South Sudan.

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21 November 2016, Juba, The Head of Development Cooperation at the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Counsellor Gunvor W. Skancke calls for children and youth to be provided with a conducive environment to learn and build a future for themselves.

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In a joint statement, the IGAD, Troika, and EU partners of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) condemn calls by opposition leaders in South Sudan for a renewal of armed conflict, and call on the government and armed opposition groups to immediately adhere to the permanent ceasefire.

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The Norwegian Embassy in Juba has reopened and is now operating as normal in its new premises.

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The Norwegian Embassy has relocated to new premises.

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Troika statement clarifies there was no letter asking for changes to Government positions

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Photo: Unicef/Gonzalez.

In cooperation with Unicef and the State Ministry of Education, the Norwegian Embassy organised a children's poetry competition in Juba. More than 200 children from five primary schools participated. We are proud to present the four winning poems that were read at the Norwegian National Day Reception 17 May:

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Norwegian government has donated 65million NOK (approx. USD 7.8 million) to Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations (UNFAO) in South Sudan to help alleviate suffering and problems facing many South Sudanese.

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A delegation from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Central Control Unit, headed by Inspector General Mr. Nils Haugstveit, concluded a five-day visit to perform an onsite check of how Norway’s funds are being managed in South Sudan.

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The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) Partners Group had its second meeting in Addis 10 May, co-chaired by Ethiopia and Norway, to discuss implementation of all aspects of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS).

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Today, World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated with more than 100 events all over the world. The overarching theme for this year’s international event is access to information and fundamental freedoms.

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