Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development

Bjørn Arild Gram (Cent.)

Minister of Local Government and Regional Development

The Ministry is responsible for housing policy, the Planning and Building Act, local government finances and local administration, ICT Policy and Public Sector Reform, rural and regional policy, the conduct of elections, government employer policy, Sami and minority affairs and national mapping and geodata policy.


Digital agenda for Norway in brief

The purpose of this white paper is to present the Government's policy on how Norway can exploit ICT in the best interests of society.

White Paper no. 12 (2020–2021)

The purpose of this White Paper is to describe developments in policy in respect of national minorities over the past two decades and to outline how the Government can help to reinforce the languages, culture and situation of national minorities in Norwegian society going forward. National minorities in Norway are the groups Kvens/Norwegian Finns, Jews, Roma, Forest Finns and Romani/Tater people.

News from the Ministry


Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8112 Dep, 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: Akersgata 59, 0032 Oslo