Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

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.


Invitation to Nordic-Baltic ministerial conference on digitalisation

2017-03-14: Norwegian Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner and Minister for Nordic Co-operation and Norwegian Minister of EEA and EU affairs Frank Bakke-Jensen are seeking closer Nordic-Baltic co-operation on digitalisation. On 24 and 25 April the ministers will host a Nordic-Baltic ministerial conference in Oslo under the title “Digital North” in conjunction with the Norwegian Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers.

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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.

Barriers to digitization

On the assignment from the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation, KPMG has undertaken a mapping and analysis of barriers for digitalization among Norwegian Companies.

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