Ministry of Justice and Public Security

The Ministry of Justice and Public Security is responsible for the preservation and development of basic guarantees of the rule of law.


The right to decide about one’s own life

2017-03-09: The Norwegian Government is strengthening the efforts to prevent and combat negative social control, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. An Action Plan consisting five priority areas and 28 measures was launched by Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Finance Siv Jensen on 8th of March.

Readmission Agreement between Norway and Pakistan

2017-02-06: Norway has signed a Readmission Agreement with Pakistan. The Agreement was signed in Islamabad by the Norwegian Ambassador to Pakistan on 25 January 2017.

White paper on the future of Svalbard

2016-05-11: By strengthening research, tourism and the general businesses the government will develop Svalbard further. This is revealed in the White Paper regarding Svalbard presented by the government today.

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Action plan against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

The Norwegian Government's action plan to combat radicalisation and violent extremism.

White paper on integration policy

The white paper "From reception centre to the labour market – an effective integration policy" was presented to the Norwegian parliament in May 2016.


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