Department Secretariat

The Department Secretariat is responsible for the department's work on the national budget, financial management, grant management, reporting, closing of accounts in connection with the central government accounts and activity planning. It also contributes to the agency management of the Directorate for Cultural Heritage, the Norwegian Cultural Heritage Fund, the Norwegian Polar Institute and Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund. In addition, the Department Secretariat coordinates administrative matters on behalf of the entire department.