Departments within Norad
Norad’s Director General is the head of the agency. The Director General’s staff provides thematic input and strategic advice to the senior management.
Internal Audit and Investigations
The Internal Audit works to promote and protect Norad's values by providing risk-based and objective confirmations, advice and insight. Cases of suspected financial irregularities are also handled by the internal audit.
Department for Communications
The department is responsible for communicating the results of development cooperation and achievement of the SDGs.
Department for Operation Management
The department is responsible for budgeting, governance, administrative systems and digitalisation.
Department for Organisational Development
The department is responsible for organisational development, HR and joint services.
Department for Knowledge
The department is responsible for systematic knowledge management, aid statistics and analysis.
Department for Evaluation
The department is mandated to initiate and carry out independent evaluations of any activity financed over the Norwegian aid budget.
Department for Human Development
The department is charged with matters related to global health, education, including higher education and research, human rights and gender equality.
Department for Climate and Environment
The department is responsible for aid and advisory services in the areas of food security, agriculture, green transition, maritime life, rainforests and the environment.
Department for Partnerships and Shared prosperity
The department is responsible for cooperation with, mobilisation of and funding of aid through multilateral organisations, civil society and industry.
Department for the Nansen Support Programme for Ukraine
The Department for the Nansen Support Programme for Ukraine is responsible for managing the civilian and humanitarian support of the Nansen Support Programme, around 7.5 billion kroner annually.
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