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

Indonesia, regnskog, motorsag

NICFI evaluated:

Considerable progress

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. 

Jingru Høivik, Chief Engineer at the National Library of Norway, preparing to use Skype at a seminar with external specialists and Norad advisors.

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.

Facts about Norad

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
  • Communication
  • Evaluation

Read more about Norad