Good Governance and Human Rights

Photo: UNDP.

Good governance is the ability to efficiently formulate and manage policies based on respect for fundamental rights and freedoms and democratic processes and institutions. Norwegian development cooperation seeks to strengthen partner countries’ ability to implement efficient policies for development and poverty reduction. Read more

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Human rights and principles of democracy are core values in Norwegian foreign policy. Read more

Photo: Utenriksdepartementet.

Norwegian development cooperation has a specific focus on women’s economic participation, as well as securing sexual and reproductive health and right (SRHR) in Mozambique. Read more

Through the Norwegian Agency for Development, Norad, Norway is supporting innovative projects focusing on education, health and gender equality – implemented by the Norwegian NGO Right to Play – founded by Norwegian athlete Johan Olav Koss. The Embassy paid a visit to their projects. Read more