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The ministries publishes several types of documents:

Propositions and reports are documents presented to the Storting.

Acts and regulations include laws, regulations, guidelines, etc. related to the Ministry’s areas of responsibility.

Circular are information from the ministry to affected parties about interpretations of laws and regulations.

Norwegian Official Reports are made by committees and work groups appointed by the Ministry.

Reports and plans are usually made by external researchers or a committee, and include reports, analysis and surveys delivered to the Ministry.

Guidelines and brochures inform about the Ministry’s politics and policies, and target a wider audience.

Norway’s Arctic Policy for 2014 and beyond - a Summary

The world is turning its attention towards the Arctic now more than at any time in the past. The Arctic is a region of significant and increasing geopolitical importance. It is key to our ability to understand and manage climate change, and its natural resources offer major opportunities for business development and value creation.

The proposed Payment Services Directive II - regarding comsumer protecion

As party to the EEA Agreement, Norway has implemented Directive 2007/64/EC (PSD I), and has a strong interest in how the revised Directive will be drafted.

Evaluation of the grant scheme for Norwegian – Russian collaboration projects in health and related social issues 2009-2011

The purpose of the evaluation was to obtain information about the ability of the Grant Scheme for the period 2009-2011 to contribute to the aims outlined in the collaboration programme (Samarbeidsprogram 2009), in the 3rd Barents Collaboration Programme in Health and Related Social Issues 2008 - 2011 and in The Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) strategy.

Core values of Norway's defence sector

The defence sector defends Norwegian territory, the Norwegian people and Norway’s interests. The defence sector promotes certain general values. This values platform for the sector is aimed to highlight these values.

Health System in Transition, Norway

Health system review

Norway’s fifth national report to the Convention on Biological Diversity

The report presents information on status and trends for biodiversity in Norway, measures undertaken to implement the Convention since 2009, successes and remaining Challenges.

Meld. St. 37 (2012–2013)

Integrated Management of the Marine Environment of the North Sea and Skagerrak (Management Plan)