Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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.


Konferansen i Oslo håper på økte investeringer i barne- og mødrehelse i fattige land. Illustrasjon: Verdensbanken

In Oslo 6 November

Conference on health in developing countries

2018-11-01: Representatives of almost 20 countries will be gathering in Oslo on 6 November to take part in the first replenishment event of the Global Financing Facility (GFF). The aim is to mobilise funding to increase investment in maternal and child health in developing countries.

Illustrasjon for statsbudsjettet 2019

National Budget 2019 priorities

Conflict and fragility, need and human rights

2018-10-08: ‘In the 2019 budget, the Government has proposed to increase the allocation to countries affected by conflict and fragility and to people in need, and to step up efforts to promote human rights,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.


Meld. St. 36 (2016-2017)

Setting the course for Norwegian foreign and security policy

Strategy for cooperation with the EU 2018-2021

Norway's shared European interests and values form the basis for the country’s cooperation with EU institutions and member states in the international arena, not least in our common neighbouring areas.

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