Pressemeldinger

Russland, Ukraina og folkeretten: Spørsmål og svar

19-03-2014 12:50 CET FN-sambandet Hvorfor mener mange at folkeavstemningen på Krim er ulovlig? Hvordan kan territorium skifte eier i hehold til folkeretten? Har ikke autonome republikker rett til å løsrive seg? FN-sambandet avklarer sentrale folkerettslige spørsmål om konflikten på Krim

Three years and counting: Syria tops world list for forcibly displaced

14-03-2014 11:54 CET FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR Three years on from the start of the conflict in Syria, the country has become the world's leading country of forced displacement, with over nine million of its people uprooted from their homes. As of today, more than two-and-a-half million Syrians (2,563,434) have registered as refugees in neighbouring countries or are awaiting registration.

11-03-2014 14:00 CET FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR UNHCR is deeply saddened by a new boat accident in the Gulf of Aden this weekend involving refugees and migrants. The boat was reportedly carrying 77 men, women and children from Somalia (31) and Ethiopia (46). Thirty-three people were rescued, but the remaining 44 are still missing and feared drowned.

We develop the Nordic welfare model

11-03-2014 13:19 CET Nordens Välfärdscenter Although there are some national differences in the Nordic welfare systems, there are also great similarities between the countries. National differences provide opportunities for comparison and learning from each other’s experiences. The Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues is a key-actor in promoting and developing Nordic welfare.

Får personer med funktionsnedsättning och samisk bakgrund likvärdigt stöd?

11-03-2014 11:41 CET Nordens Välfärdscenter Nordens Välfärdscenter (NVC) har på upp­drag av Barne-, ungdoms- og familiedirektoratet (Bufdir) i Norge sammanställt en förstudie om situationen för perso­ner med samisk bakgrund som har en funktionsnedsättning. Arbetet visar att ökad kunskap behövs för att säkerställa likvärdigt stöd för denna grupp.

Oslo Pride skal vise bredde og mangfold

10-03-2014 11:15 CET Oslo Pride Solrun Straand Rørvik, nestleder i Oslo Pride, inviterer til brukerrådsmøte 20. april 2014.

De svagaste alkoholpolitiska åtgärderna populärast bland allmänheten

05-03-2014 13:10 CET Nordens Välfärdscenter Politikerna ska självklart lyssna till den allmänna opinionen. Problemet är bara att de alkoholpolitiska åtgärder som har bästa resultat ofta är minst populära bland allmänheten. Det säger Nordiska ministerrådets generalsekreterare Dagfinn Høybråten i Nordens Välfärdscenters nya publikation om alkoholopinioner i Norden.

Nordic Day 2014: Violence against persons with disability – to prevent, recognize and respond

22-02-2014 18:03 CET Nordens Välfärdscenter Welcome to Nordic Day, the pre-conference to the 22nd European Social Services Conference in Rome! This year´s theme is Violence against persons with disability – to prevent, recognize and respond.

Verdens radiodag for flere kvinnestemmer

12-02-2014 16:02 CET FN-sambandet Verdens radiodag markeres hvert år 13. februar. FN-organisasjonen Unesco er ansvarlig for dagen. I 2014 er likestilling på radio tema for dagen.

CAR violence forces thousands to flee to neighboring Cameroon

07-02-2014 13:42 CET FNs høykommissær for flyktninger UNHCR Thousands of people are fleeing for safety to Cameroon to escape violence in the Central African Republic. Over the past ten days, 8,762 people of various nationalities crossed into the town of Kentzou in eastern Cameroon This brings the number of CAR refugees in Cameroon to more than 20,000 since the fighting started.