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

List of committee members


Mailing address

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


Committee Secretaries

Mr  Eivind S. Homme

Telephone: +47 23 31 35 13

Mr Rune Skjerve
Telephone: +47 23 31 30 60


Ms Ida Nygaard
Telephone: +47 23 31 35 53

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Committee members
Role Name Political Party
Chair Huitfeldt, Anniken Labour Party
First Vice Chair Tetzschner, Michael (On leave, Strandskog, Camilla is meeting as deputy) Conservative Party
Second Vice Chair Tybring-Gjedde, Christian Progress Party
Member Amundsen, Per-Willy Progress Party
Member Christensen, Jette F. Labour Party
Member Elvenes, Hårek Conservative Party
Member Hareide, Knut Arild (On leave, Nyborg, Torill Selsvold is meeting as deputy) Christian Democratic Party
Member Helleland, Trond Conservative Party
Member Kolberg, Martin Labour Party
Member Limi, Hans Andreas Progress Party
Member Lysbakken, Audun Socialist Left Party
Member Marthinsen, Marianne Labour Party
Member Navarsete, Liv Signe Centre Party
Member Raja, Abid Q. Liberal Party
Member Schou, Ingjerd Conservative Party
Member Støre, Jonas Gahr Labour Party