Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation
Monica Mæland (Con.)
Minister of Local Government and Modernisation
Nikolai Astrup (Con.)
Minister of Digitalisation
Topics and insight
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.
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.
News from the Ministry
15/02/2019: The Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation has today decided that all municipalities shall count the votes in the preliminary count by hand. “In this way, we will have two independent counts, ensuring the highest possible accuracy of the results,” says Monica Mæland, Minister of Local Government and Modernisation.
08/02/2019: “Artificial intelligence has the potential to have a huge impact on developments in society. The technology also entails challenges, especially related to ethics and protection of personal data. The government has therefore decided to draw up a coordinated strategy for this important field,” says Norway’s Minister of Digitalisation Nikolai Astrup.
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