Department for Regional Affairs

The department is responsible for ensuring that Norwegian international development policy is designed to promote the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals and is in keeping with the Norwegian Government’s priorities. It is also responsible for following up Norwegian interests in regions outside Europe and North America and for developing a more coherent Norwegian foreign policy in these regions.

The department consists of the following sections

  • Section for Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Africa section

  • Section for the Middle East and North Africa

  • Section for East Asia and Oceania

  • Section for South Asia and Afghanistan

  • Section for Peace and Reconciliation