The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence

The committee's responsibilities are matters relating to foreign affairs; military defence; reports from the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s Committee for the Armed Forces and other matters concerning the committee’s activities; development cooperation; Norwegian interests on Svalbard or in other polar regions; and matters in general relating to agreements between Norway and other states or international organizations.

Committee Members

Chair: Ms Anniken Huitfeldt (Labour Party)
First Vice Chair: Mr Michael Tetzschner (Conservative Party)
Second Vice Chair: Mr Christian Tybring-Gjedde (Progress Party)
Member: Mr Hårek Elvenes (Conservative Party)
Member: Mr Knut Arild Hareide (Christian Democratic Party)
Member: Mr Trond Helleland (Conservative Party)
Member: Mr Martin Kolberg (Labour Party)
Member: Mr Hans Andreas Limi (Progress Party)
Member: Mr Audun Lysbakken (Socialist Left Party)
Member: Ms Marianne Marthinsen (Labour Party)
Member: Ms Liv Signe Navarsete (Centre Party)
Member: Mr Abid Q. Raja (Liberal Party)
Member: Ms Ingjerd Schou (Conservative Party)
Member: Mr Eirik Sivertsen (Labour Party)
Member: Mr Jonas Gahr Støre (Labour Party)
Member: Mr Kristian P. Wilsgård (Progress Party)

Contact

Mailing address

Utenriks- og forsvarskomiteen
Stortinget
P.O. Box 1700 Sentrum
0026 Oslo
Norway 

Email

utenriks-forsvar@stortinget.no

Committee Secretaries

Mr Dag Stangnes
Telephone: +47 23 31 35 13
Email: dag.stangnes@stortinget.no

Mr Rune Skjerve
Telephone: +47 23 31 30 60
Email: rune.skjerve@stortinget.no

Advisor responsible for hearings

Ms Ingrid Hødnebø
Telephone: +47 23 31 35 52
Email: ingrid.hodnebo@stortinget.no

Senior Advisor

Ms Kristin Sommer Bjørnson
Telephone: +47 23 31 35 23
Email: ksb@stortinget.no