Freeze in Norwegian aid, narrow space for Børge Brende’s priorities
NewsOctober 07, 2016
The spin doctors at the Foreign Ministry have put a positive twist on next year’s aid budget by comparing it with status three years ago. But the fact is that the budget proposal for 2017 represents a freeze on almost all budget lines. The few areas receiving more cash include administration, education and some fragile states, taking into account the “new security policy environment and migration challenges.”
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