Section for Legal and International Affairs

The section is responsible for the department’s legal affairs, particularly in the field of equality and non-discrimination. The section’s responsibilities also include international tasks in the area of equality, non-discrimination and cultural policy. The section coordinates international issues relating to the EU, EEA/EFTA, Norway’s activities in the Arctic, the UN (including Unesco), the Council of Europe, the Nordic Council of Ministers and the OECD.