On 25 October 2017, the Ambassador of Benin to the Kingdom of Norway, His Excellency Mr. Eusèbe Agbangla, had a working meeting with Mr. Ulf Sverdrup, Director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), assisted for the occasion by Mr. Karsten Friis, Adviser, Head of the Research Group on Security and Defence at NUPI.

Both sides discussed the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding signed on April 27, 2017 between NUPI and the Government of Benin, on the occasion of the working visit of a Benin government delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mr. Aurélien Agbenonci, in Norway on April 27 and 28, 2017.

Discussions will continue on establishing a partnership to strengthen the fight against cybercrime in Benin.