The Communications Division

The Communications Division is responsible for the Ministry’s communications strategy, media management and crisis communication. The Division is also responsible for the Ministry’s website and social media channels.

The Communications Division advises the political leadership on communications matters and works closely with the political leadership and the specialised departments within the Ministry.

The Division has the technical responsibility for communications for the Ministry, both internally and externally.

The Division is responsible for communications advice, media management, preparation of the government minister’s speeches, coordination of working papers to the government minister, preparation of statements to the Norwegian Parliament (Storting), planning of the government minister’s domestic travels, publishing of news and other materials, film and photos, crisis communication and news monitoring.

The Division is also responsible for the Ministry’s design profile and development of a good house style within the Ministry.

The work is performed in close cooperation with the other departments in the Ministry, which have the specialised responsibility for their areas of responsibility.