Other Barents Secretariat funding programmes

I addition to the Barents Secretariat’s main funding program, we administer several funds with special areas of priority. This is aimed at increasing the activity in each area.

There have been established several small funding programs in order to increase the project activity and diversity within each area of priority. Statistics show that for each new financing program, the number of applications within this area of priority has increased shortly after.

 Our financing programs within the areas of priority are:

Program                     Kind of projects Financed by
BarentsKult         Larger Norwegian-Russian culture projects for professional artists Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nordland County, Troms County, Finnmark county and the Norwegian Barents Secretariat
Youth Programme

Multilateral cooperation projects for youth.

Ministry of Children and Equality
Health fund          Norwegian-Russian health projects Ministry of Health and Care services
Sports programme Norwegian-Russian sports cooperation projects The Norwegian Barents Secretariat 


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Visitors address:
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The Norwegian Barents secretariat aims at improving the Norwegian-Russian relations by promoting cross border cooperation.

The Secretariat is also a center of compentence for Norwegian-Russian relations and for regional cross border cooperation.