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.
Nærbilde av utviklingsminister Tvinnereim sittende ved møtebordet

Humanitarian conference sends clear message: suffering in Gaza must cease

‘The message to everyone who participated in the humanitarian conference for Gaza is clear: we must find solutions that end the suffering, and in the longer term, we must focus on rebuilding Gaza,’ said Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim.

Three siblings in an Ukrainian room with damages from bombing.

Norway’s support to Ukraine is of vital importance

Press release 02/02/2024

The Nansen Support Programme for Ukraine is helping Ukraine both to defend its people and territory against Russia’s attacks and to maintain critical public functions.