The National Contact Point 2021. Cathrine Dehli, Frode Elgesem (chair), Beate Ekeløve-Slydal. Gro Granden was not present. © Fredrik Naumann/Felix Features

NCP Norway is established as an independent expert advisory body and comprises four independent experts. The expert panel is appointed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries on the basis of recommendations from business (Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise, NHO), trade unions (Confederation of Norwegian Trade Unions, LO) and civil society organisations (Forum for Environment and Development).

The chair is appointed for four years. The members are appointed for three years, and can be reappointed for one more period.

New members appointed 1 March 2021

  • Frode Elgesem
    Chair
    Photo: © Fredrik Naumann/Felix Features
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  • Cathrine Dehli
    Member
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  • Beate Ekeløve-Slydal
    Member
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  • Gro Granden
    Member
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History

From 1 March 2014 to 1 March 2018 Ola Mestad was chair of the NCP.
From 1 March 2015 to 1 March 2018 was member of the NCP together with Gro Granden and Frode Elgesem.

From 1 March 2011 to 1 July 2014 the NCP consisted of Hans Petter Graver (chair), Elin M. Myrmel-Johansen (vice-chair), Jan Erik Korssjøen and Gro Granden. Gro Granden was reappointed as NCP member from 2014 to 2015.

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