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.
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.

Logoen til norges lederskap i Arktisk råd

Norway takes over as Chair of the Arctic Council

Press release 11/05/2023

‘We are looking forward to chairing the Arctic Council for the next two years. It is vital that the Arctic Council maintains its role as the most important multilateral forum for addressing issues relating to the Arctic,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt.