Did you know that Norway has provided the West Bank and Gaza more than double the amount of funding per capita of any other region? NGO Monitor also discovered that Norway is giving $600,000 to the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat, a funding mechanism that distributes 56% of its budget to NGOs supporting #BDS.
Norway has joined the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat, a joint funding mechanism of Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, and the Netherlands, which provides funding to many NGOs engaging in #BDS, promoting resistance rhetoric, and #antisemitism. In June 2016, Norway provided $600,000 to the Secretariat.
Failure to ensure children have the basic conditions for a good childhood is one of the most costly mistakes a society can make. The heaviest toll is borne by the children themselves. The UN Committee for child rights encouraged Canada to further its efforts to translate the Convention on the Rights of the Child into concrete change for Canadian kids.