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About the Speech:

Norway’s membership of the European Economic Area has underpinned its relations with the European Union for 25 years. As a member of the EU internal market, Norway has a stake in both the UK’s withdrawal negotiations, and the nature of the EU’s future relationship with the United Kingdom. In her address to the IIEA, Minister Marit Berger Røsland discussed the future of Norway’s relationship with the EU in the context of Brexit.

About the Speaker:

Marit Berger Røsland was appointed Norway’s Minister for EEA and EU Affairs on 20 October 2017. Prior to this appointment, she served as a State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs from 2016 to 2017, in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security from 2015 to 2016 and in the Office of the Prime Minister from 2014 to 2015. She previously worked as a lawyer, and holds a Master’s degree in law from the University of Oslo.

Photo: Olav Heggø, Fotovisjon