Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Espen Barth Eide (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.
Kart over Midtøsten med Israel og Palestina farget i blått

Norway increases support to Palestinian children

Press release 02/11/2023

UNICEF receives NOK 25 million for its work for children in Gaza. The funding is part of the NOK 200 million contribution from Norway towards the humanitarian efforts in Gaza.

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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.