Government strategy 2014-2017


Cooperation with the EU is a top priority for the Government of Norway.

The strategy for cooperation with the EU for 2014-2017 sets out the main lines of Norway’s European policy, and the following priorities:

  • increased competitiveness and greater value creation
  • higher quality education and research
  • an ambitious climate and energy policy
  • enhanced security
  • a global approach to migration

Minister for EEA and EU Affairs, Mr. Frank Bakke-Jensen, is responsible for implementing the strategy and chairs the Government’s European policy coordination committee.

The Government’s strategy is supplemented by annual work programmes.

Read the Governments strategy for cooperation with the EU

Work programme for 2017

Government's European Policy pages 

Outside and Inside: Norway’s agreements with the European Union