New Minister of International Development

Minister of International Development - Photo:MFA, Oslo
Dag Inge Ulstein

Dag Inge Ulstein, from the Christian Democratic Party, has become Norway's new Minister of International Development. Dag Inge Ulstein's predecessor, Nikolai Astrup, from the Conservative Party, will now hold the position as Norway's Minister of Digitalisation.

The Minister of International Development is responsible for international development efforts in countries outside the OSCE, the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. He is also responsible for development cooperation under the auspices of the UN system, the World Bank, the regional development banks and other global funds and programmes. In addition, he is responsible for Norad, Norec and Norfund.