Guidelines and brochures

This is a list of selected guidelines and brochures published by The Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministries. 

You can narow the focus of the overview by using the navigator in the right column.

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.

Future acquisitions for the Norwegian Armed Forces 2014 - 2022

This publication does not examine each planned project in detail but is intended to create opportunities for in depth discussions between the Armed Forces and industry.

Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

The Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation is devoted to renewing, simplifying and improving the public sector.


Guidelines – legalisation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Legalisation may be necessary for an official document to have legal effect in another country.

The Norwegian Social Insurance Scheme 2014

A general overview of the Norwegian Social Insurance Scheme in 2014.

Key Figures 2014: Overview and rates of direct and indirect taxes

Key figures for the Norwegian economy, main figures of the Fiscal Budget and rates of direct and indirect taxes.

Brochure: Research in Norway

Research is a key policy area for the Government. This brochure gives a brief overview over research and research policy in Norway.

Facts about Fisheries and Aquaculture 2013

The Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs has published a booklet containing facts on Norwegian seafood production – consumption and export, fisheries and catches, aquaculture and research and innovation. The booklet was published in August 2013.

A Guide to Human Rights Due Diligence in Global Supply Chains

The Norwegian Government wishes to contribute to strengthening the role of Norwegian businesses as engines for sustainable development and poverty reduction, while at the same time supporting the efforts of the UN and the ILO to promote responsible business practices. In 2012/2013 the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded the work to make a comprehensible guide on Human Rights Due Diligence, and at the same time emphasize the Governments clear expectations to Norwegian businesses. The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Trond Giske, introduced the guide 24th of April 2013 at The House of Literature in Oslo.

The Arctic - major opportunities – major responsibilities

Developments in the north are creating major opportunities for Norway, but also entail major responsibilities. This is why the Arctic has been Norway’s top foreign policy priority for almost a decade. This brochure gives you a glimpse of some significant results. We aim to achieve more in the years to come through cooperation with research institutions, business communities, local and regional authorities, and through international cooperation.