Most of the Norwegian political parties agree that the just thing to do is to receive refugees through the UN system. Yet the number of quota refugees received into Norway continues to drop.
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A few years ago the Norwegian Mission’s Development Committee (Bistandsnemnda) changed its name to Digni, which is derived from the Latin word dignitas, or dignity. In our overall strategy we state that our vision is to work to ensure that all people experience a life of dignity. But how can something like ‘dignity’ be measured – and who can decide what it means to experience a dignified life?
News stories on recent natural disasters point again to a world order that gives the West power to define terminology, allowing for a distorted image of the value of life: Western lives count more than others.
This is what is written in the creation account in Genesis 1:28. But what does this mean? Are we created to rule and dominate over creation, doing whatever we please to the environment?
The Reformation and later Haugianism nurtured the concept of equality, which became the driving force behind the Norwegian foreign missions movement.
The world has reached a number of milestones in working toward the abolition of extreme poverty, yet the concentration of wealth is nonetheless increasing at an alarming rate.
A fresh Digni survey shows that partners in the global south feel incapacitated by governments forming the development politics without even asking for their opinions.