The coronavirus situation

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Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

Nikolai Astrup (Con.)

Minister of Local Government and Modernisation

Linda Hofstad Helleland (Con.)

Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation

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.


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 digitalization

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

White paper on the new government building complex

12/07/2019: “Opinions are divided on the new government building complex. There are feelings and views related to the physical reminders of the terrorist attack on 22 July 2011, the history of the area, and how the new government building complex will work in the city. We have therefore chosen to present an update on the work so far. Now the Storting will have the opportunity to voice its opinion on the project,” says Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland.

Norwegian government to introduce a national strategy for artificial intelligence

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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