Ambassador and Permanent Representative

Ambassador Anne-Kirsti Karlsen assumed the post of Permanent Representative of Norway to the OSCE on 31 August 2020.

Ambassador Karlsen has been in the Norwegian Foreign Service since 1997, and has previously served as Director, Section for Russia, Eurasia and regional cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2016-2020), and as Deputy director in the staff of the Foreign Minister (2014-2016). She has also been posted to Moscow and Berlin.

CV Ambassador Anne-Kirsti Karlsen.pdf