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.


National memorial at Utøyakaia

2017-06-21: The government has decided that the national memorial in Hole after the terrorist attack of 22 July 2011 is to be located at the ferry pier Utøyakaia.“Utøyakaia was one of the most important places on that tragic day almost six years ago, and many people have powerful memories from there," says Jan Tore Sanner, Minister of Local Government and Modernisation. This means that there will be no memorial at Sørbråten.

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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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