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Also Protect Higher Education from Attacks

Also Protect Higher Education from Attacks

(New York & Oslo – March 22, 2017) The problem of targeted attacks on academics, students, and universities during times of armed conflict should feature prominently at the Second Safe Schools Conference to be held in Buenos Aires on March 28-29, said the Council for At-Risk Academics, the Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund, the Scholars at Risk Network, and the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund (SAIH) in a joint statement today.

A voice that will not be silenced

A voice that will not be silenced

The Students at Risk programme has helped Joana Ruvimbo Mamombe continue her education after she endured sexual assault and beatings in her home country for activist work.

The winners of Radi-Aid Awards 2016

The winners of Radi-Aid Awards 2016

The results are ready: International HIV & Aids Alliance receives the Golden Radiator for the most compelling fundraising video of the year. The least prestigious prize Rusty Radiator goes to Compassion International.

The finalists for The Radi-Aid Awards 2016

The finalists for The Radi-Aid Awards 2016

Since 2013, the most offensive and compelling fundraising campaigns of the year have been awarded. From today, people all over the world are invited to vote for their favourites among the 2016 finalists, selected by an international jury.

New app to save the Norwegians

New app to save the Norwegians

SAIH's new video Change A Life With Just One Swipe is the forth in a series of videos where we use humour and satire to illustrate the perception many people have of Africa, as well as the solution to the problems. 

Radi-Aid Awards 2016: The jury members

Radi-Aid Awards 2016: The jury members

The five members of this year's international jury come from different parts of the world, each representing wide knowledge in the fields of international development, communication, social design, photography and journalism.

​Press Release: Please, make peace in Western Sahara!

​Press Release: Please, make peace in Western Sahara!

A new Norwegian peace initiative, the Please Prize, asks for peace in Western Sahara. The objective of the Please Prize is to initiate to peace processes, and this year it is awarded to a potential peace trio in Western Sahara. The prize might come in handy after Ban Ki-Moons visit to the Saharawi refugee camps.

Attacks on students and scholars in 65 countries

Attacks on students and scholars in 65 countries

The report Free to Think, which is being released on June 23 in Geneva, and on June 24 in Oslo, analyzes 333 attacks on higher education arising from 247 verified incidents in 65 countries between January 2011 and May 2015.

Winner of Student Peace Prize 2015

Winner of Student Peace Prize 2015

- Aayat Aloqormozi will receive The Student Peace Prize for her relentless fight for democracy and human rights in Bahrain, says the leader of the Student Peace Prize committee, Jørn Wichne Pedersen.