Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Anne Beathe Tvinnereim (Cent.)

Minister of International Development

The main task of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to secure and promote Norway’s interests internationally. Norway’s interests are determined by such factors as its geographical location in a strategically important area, its open economy, its position as a coastal state and steward of substantial marine resources, and its extensive exports of oil and gas.
Bilde av gruppe med barn som ler

Norway pledges NOK 1 billion for protection of children in armed conflict

Press release 06/06/2023

‘Norway will provide at least NOK 1 billion over the next three years to protect children living in situations of war and conflict. This is one of the most pressing political and humanitarian concerns today, and yet it remains one of the most neglected,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt.

Ukraina - med grenser til Russland og Hviterussland i nord, Polen i vest/nordvest, Slovakia og Ungarn i vest og Romania og Moldova i sørvest. Ill.: wikimedia commons

Latest news on the situation in Ukraine

An overview of articles on the rise in tensions between Russia and Ukraine and the Russian attack on Ukraine on 24 February 2022 is available below.