Facts & Figures

The overarching goal of Norwegian foreign policy is to safeguard and promote Norway’s interests – our values, our security and our welfare. The Government is committed to doing all it can to ensure that decades of progress in the areas of democracy, human rights, free trade and international cooperation are not reversed. Read more

Photo: Forsvarets Mediesenter/Taral Jensen.

Since 1945, Norway has participated in more than twenty-five UN peacekeeping operations. More than 50,000 Norwegian troops have served in these operations. Today, Norway’s involvement in UN-mandated and UN peacekeeping operations is focused in Mali, South-Sudan and the Middle East. Read more