About the Ministry of Cohesion and Regional Development
The Ministry coordinates and monitors their activities for the implementation of the cohesion policy and reports to the Government. It is responsible for the consistency of national development planning documents and the consistency of the national development planning documents with the development documents of the European Union and other international organisations. The Ministry also performs management tasks related to other financial mechanisms, such as the Norwegian Financial Mechanism and the EEA Financial Mechanism. The Ministry focuses on planning regional development and implementing national and European programmes; it is also active in the area of entrepreneurship.