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The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) is the organisation for all local governments in Norway. KS is Norway’s largest public employer organisation.

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Youth matters

Youth matters

KS has made a new booklet about youth councils, based on a Youth Workshop in Karasjok for youth councils in June 2022.

KS stands with Ukraine

KS stands with Ukraine

KS sends letter to Ukrainian colleagues: - Today the Ukrainian people were supposed to celebrate their National Day. Instead they have to live with the terrible consequences of war.

Human rights responsibilities of municipalities

Human rights responsibilities of municipalities

Municipalities in Norway have an independent responsibility to protect and promote human rights and they play a key role in safeguarding many human rights in practice.

KS supporting climate change adaptation in Bulgarian cities

KS supporting climate change adaptation in Bulgarian cities

Recent milestones have been reached in an ongoing project dealing with climate change adaptation in Bulgaria, which is financed by the EEA Grants and managed by the state-sanctioned Bulgarian entity National Trust EcoFund (NTEF).

КС засуджує напад на Україну

КС засуджує напад на Україну

«Ми глибоко переживаємо за наших добрих друзів та колег в Україні та найрішучіше засуджуємо вторгнення Росії в Україну», – повідомила Гун Маріт Хельгесен, президентка KS, Норвезької асоціації місцевих і регіональних влад.

KS condemns attack on Ukraine

KS condemns attack on Ukraine

“We are deeply concerned for our good friends and colleagues in Ukraine, and condemn in the strongest possible terms the Russian invasion of the country,” says Gunn Marit Helgesen, President of the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities.

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