Internationalisation

Director Vibeke Greni

The Section is responsible for export promotion and internationalisation, including bilateral economic commissions.

The section promotes Norwegian business interests in foreign markets by organising business events during state visits and official visits, and coordinates Norway’s participation in Bureau International des Expositions (world exhibitions)i. In addition, the Section allocates public funds to business projects organised at Norwegian Foreign Service missions. The section is the Ministry’s coordinating unit, responsible for profiling Norwegian industry and commerce abroad in close cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Innovation Norway. Furthermore, the Section is responsible for investment protection agreements.

The Section for Internationalisation is the Ministry’s point of contact for both industry and commerce. The Section also coordinates the Ministry’s work on promoting corporate social responsibility.