Norway

Norway

Donor Rankings, 2014-2018

2nd Core Contributions
5th Non Core Contributions
4th Overall Contributions

Norway is a strong supporter of UNFPA’s mandate, with an emphasis on women’s health, sexual and reproductive rights, and freedom from violence. The Government of Norway upholds its dedication to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls through targeted funding in gender initiatives, and by mainstreaming gender-inclusive programmes across its international assistance policies and objectives.

Norway prioritizes support to UNFPA’s core funding, which is considered the most efficient investment in the organization as it enables long-term planning, flexible responses to emerging priorities, and sustainable support for human rights-based programmes that improve the lives of women and young people in developing countries.

Norway supports UNFPA’s efforts to promote rights-based adolescent and youth development; programmes to end child marriage and teenage pregnancies; initiatives that enhance reproductive health and rights; and efforts to combat gender-based violence, including in humanitarian settings. Funding from Norway also supports UNFPA Supplies and the Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs
UNFPA has a unique global role in promoting universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights. UNFPA’s mandate is more important than ever. Norway remains a committed partner. We thank the UNFPA for the important role the organization plays in saving and improving people’s lives.
Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs

News & Updates

A woman in Iraq.  © UNFPA Iraq/Seivan Salim
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KURDISTAN, Iraq – Intisar* was only 15 years old when her parents forced her into a marriage. She described it as an act of commerce: They sold her to another family to pay off a debt. “It is the worst feeling in the...
26 March 2020 read story
Women face increased risk of violence, loss of livelihoods and other threats under the pandemic. © Unsplash/Tam Wai
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the virus, ramping up health system responses and announcing movement...
19 March 2020 read story
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NEW YORK, USA - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, expresses increasing concern about the women and girls trapped in the escalating humanitarian situation in Syria, especially in the north-west, where hostilities have caused mass displacement, human suffering and damage to civilian facilities. Women and girls continue to bear the brunt of this crisis, struggling to survive and care for traumatized children, as the conflict enters its 10th year. Some 960,000 people are estimated to have been displaced since December, 80 per cent of whom are women and children, and...
16 March 2020 read story

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Key Results 2018

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Maternal deaths averted
    7,497
    Unsafe abortions prevented
    904,016
    Fistula repair surgeries supported
    2,010
    Adolescents were reached with integrated sexual and reproductive health services
    2,448,000
  • Family planning
    Unintended pregnancies prevented
    3,069,445
    Couples protected for one year from unwanted pregnancies
    6,956,400
    HIV infections prevented by provision of female and male condoms
    14,280
  • Gender based violence and harmful practices
    Girls saved from female genital mutilation
    3,876
Disclaimer

Key results are for illustrative purposes only, and reflect what a donor has contributed to through funding to UNFPA since 2014. Key results presented here may not reflect the figures provided by government donors.

Contributions Since 2014

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