Departments within Norad
Director General's office
The Director General is responsilble for The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) fulfill its functions as they are laid down in the agency’s terms of reference and annual letters of allocation issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Climate and Environment.
Department for Climate, Energy and Environment
The international development agenda has increasingly taken in to account the link between access to global common resources and economic development.
Department for Education and Global Health
Department for Economic Development, Gender and Governance
The subject areas of the department are economic development, tax for development, anti-corruption, public financial management, gender equality, human rights, development cooperation in countries in fragile situations, governance, private sector development and Oil for development.
Civil Society Department
Civil Society Department supports and provides grants for Norwegian and international organisations working with long-term development in developing countries.
The department for Evaluation has a special instruction and is responsible for the instigation to, and quality assurance, evaluations of activities financed over the Norwegian development assistance budget.
Department for Human Resources and Administration
Department for Human Resources and Administration aims, through professional advice and internal support services, to contribute to the effectiveness in the execution of the Agency’s tasks.
Department for Communication
The Department for Communication is responsible of communicating Norad’s activities to the public. The department is conveying results and experiences from the entire range of Norwegian development assistance activities.
Department for Quality Assurance
Department for Quality Assurance is working to make Norwegian development assistance more effective and result oriented.
The Knowledge Bank
The Knowledge Bank will coordinate and strengthen institutional partnerships, knowledge sharing and transfer on certain competencies where Norway has particular or in demand experience.