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.


The 22 July Centre

2015-07-24 - The exhibition in the 22 July Centre is about the terror attack in Oslo and on Utøya, 22 July 2011. This story is told at the location where the attack started – in the high-rise building in the government centre. The rooms here still show clear traces of the bomb explosion.

The July 22 Centre opened

2015-07-22 - The Centre houses an exhibition about the terrorist attack on 22 July and the ways is which the society confronted the terrorism in the period thereafter. "I am glad that the July 22 Centre is now open. Knowledge and openness are the most important defences against hatred, violence and extremism," says Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner.

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National Budget 2015

The National Budget presents the Government's programme for the implementation of economic policy and projections for the Norwegian Economy.

Barriers to digitizatioen

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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Address: Postboks 8112 Dep, 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: Akersgata 59, 0032 Oslo