Section for South East Europe

The Section for South Eastern Europe is responsible for Norway’s bilateral relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Kosovo, North-Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey. The Section is also responsible for development cooperation funds to the countries eligible to Official Development Assistance (ODA), which aim is to support stability and security in the region, as well as the Euro-Atlantic integration and regional cooperation of the countries. Areas of cooperation include further development of rule of law, human rights and equality, migration, anti-corruption, as well as development of civil society and defence sector reform.

The section is headed by Director Kristin Melsom.