Norway

Norwegian-Indian co-operation on promoting women in local politics. Photo: Local Government and Regional Department
Norwegian-Indian co-operation on promoting women in local politics. Photo: Local Government and Regional Department

Since 2014, Norway has contributed over USD 21m of non-core funding in support of UN Women’s operations across the Asia-Pacific region. Norway has consistently supported UN Women’s activities in India and Afghanistan, as well as in other countries such as Myanmar, Pakistan and Timor-Leste – focusing on various thematic issues including ending violence against women, women’s economic empowerment, and peace & security.