About the ministry
In the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior we work to provide changes which benefit the disadvantaged citizens in our society. We provide the change through professionalism, co-operation and by developing and implementing effective methods.
At the same time the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior works to improve the framework for and the economy in municipalities and regions. We do so by making knowledge available and by working for effective management and monitoring of the responsibilities, the structure and the economy of the municipalities and the regions.
The Ministries tasks span from analysis, development of effective policies in the area of social affairs to the responsibility for management of and economy in municipalities and regions. We also functions as the supreme authority for elections and referenda.