Minister of International Development, Dag Inge Ulstein, meets four Norec participants, to talk about their journey as Norec participants.

2021, marks 20 years since Norec launched a new method of working for development: mutual exchange between Norway and countries in the global south.
Since then, 10 000 individuals have been on exchanges through Norec.

We will start the celebrations on Monday June 7th, when we will be visited by the Minister for International Development, Mr. Dag Inge Ulstein.

He will get to meet with four participants from the South who will tell about their experience of exchange in Norway through Norec, with focus on what their experiences has taught them.
The event will be streamed to the public in Norway and in our partner countries.

Watch the event at 14.00 at


10.00-11.30 (In Norwegian only)

20 years of mutual exchange

  • Director General, Jan Olav Baarøy
  • The Minister of International Development, Dag-Inge Ulstein

Norec – three years in Førde

11.30-12.30 (In English only)

Our journey through Norec
Four Noreec participants share their experience from the exchange.

Youth as Agents of Change
The Minister of International Development, Dag-Inge Ulstein: Why Norway supports Youth Leadership