Department for Sustainable Development
The Department for Sustainable Development is responsible for a forward-looking development policy, multilateral development financing, the Ministry’s economic diplomacy work, promoting Norway’s energy interests, and work relating to climate change and the environment. The Department safeguards Norway’s interests in the WTO and the OECD, and works to promote fairer world trade. Economic analysis is an important part of the Department’s work.
The department is headed by Director General Aslak Brun.
The department consists of the following sections
Section for Oceans and Private Sector Development
Section for Energy, Climate and the Environment
Section for Partnership, Good Governance and Development Financing
Section for Food Security, Global Health and Education