Bergen is represented in Brussels through the West Norway Office
West Norway Office is one of the six Norwegian regional offices located in Brussels.
The office's vision is to be an efficient, accessible, visible and useful tool to promote the members’ interests and to define West Norway as a region with strong economical and cultural ties.
West Norway Office JSC, is owned by the West Norway Office Foundation, which currently has 25 members.
The members are mostly municipalities (Austrheim, Balestrand, Bergen, Eidfjord, Fedje, Fjaler, Fjell, Gloppen, Haram, Høyanger, Jølster, Kvam, Lindås, Norddal, Samnanger, Sund, Ulvik, Øygarden og Ålesund), but there are also three county councils (Hordaland, Sogn & Fjordane og Møre & Romsdal), one publicly owned company (Kristiansund & Nordmøre Havn IKS), one energy company (BKK) and one NGO (The Norwegian Brass Band Association).
The office is located in the Norway House, situated opposite the European Commission and close to other EU institutions in the centre of Brussels. As the name suggests, they share building with several other Norwegian establishments, such as the Norwegian mission to the EU and the Norwegian Embassy in Belgium.