Today, The Centre for Development and the Environment (University of Oslo), The Ethics Programme (University of Oslo) and the International Peace Research Institute in Oslo (PRIO) organized an international seminar on poverty and conflict in co-operation with the Crown Prince and Crown Princess's Humanitarian Fund. The successful seminar attracted an audience of 350. The rewards from the Royal Fund were presented. Latest News: Dr. Mulu Muleta from Yirga Alem Hospital Fistula Unit, Ethiopia and Atle Sommerfeldt, General Secretary from The Norwegian Church Aid, were presenteed the rewards from the Crown Prince and Crown Princess's Humanitarian Fund today at 10 am. See also The Royal House of Norway.SEMINAR INVITATION
The seminar will take place in Oslo on the 25th of August, on the occasion of the royal couple's wedding anniversary. It is also on this day every year that the Royal Fund's board announces the annual allocation of funds to specific humanitarian projects in Norway and abroad. The seminar will focus on the multidimensional aspects of humanitarian assistance and the challenges that humanitarian organisations are confronted with. The topic is inspired by the royal couple's sincere belief in the utility of engaging, even with modest sums of money and limited resources, in the fight to reduce the incidence and impact of poverty and conflict. Date: 25th of August, 10 a.m. - 5. p.m. Venue: Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups Hus (University Library), University of Oslo, Blindern campus The seminar is open for all.