- Speech by Villa Kulild:Child marriage – the need for evidence and action
- NICFI evaluated:Considerable progress
- ICT in basic educationHow may ICT in basic education help reach global development goals?
Speech by Villa Kulild:
Child marriage – the need for evidence and action
Speech by Villa Kulild, Director General of Norad
The speech was made on 10.10.2014, at Plan Norway’s annual conference on the rights of the girl child and the campaign against child marriage
NOK 10 billion in development aid combined with six years’ work have contributed to conserving natural forest and to establishing systems for the reduction of deforestation and for the inclusion of the conservation of forests in international climate change negotiations. A new report from Norad evaluates the initiative and shows that results have been achieved in spite of weak pre-initiative planning and poor reporting during its implementation.
ICT in basic education
How may ICT in basic education help reach global development goals?
International experts on ICT in education joined Norad’s Education Section in May 2014 for a discussion on best practices and opportunities ahead. A 17-page illustrated report on the seminar gives useful insight.
Norad – The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation – is a specialised directorate under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Norad assures the quality of Norwegian development assistance by means of:
- Technical advisory services
- Quality assurance
- Grant administration
In this section you will find selected thematic areas in Norwegian development cooperation.
- Climate Change and the Environment
- Macroeconomics and public administration
- Health and aids
- Education and research
Evaluation of Norwegian support to and through umbrella and network organisationsAbout five per cent of Norwegian support to civil society organisations is channelled via Norwegian umbrella and network organisations. These organisations serve as...