The three most promising sectors for Nordic-African collaboration around sustainable development

Norway recently established a permanent mission to the African Union, and Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg visited the 32nd AU Summit in Ethiopia this February, marking her third visit to an African country in a matter of months – following trips to South Africa and Angola. In the African Union and broader arenas, Africa’s business and policy leaders are deepening their relationships with Norway in particular. Norwegian prime minister Erna Soldberg and Ghanaian president Nana Akufo-Addo co-chair the Advocacy Group of Eminent Persons for the U.N. SDGs, and she stated, “by joining forces to achieve our goals, we can turn hope into reality – leaving no one behind.”