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Visit to the Bulgarian-Turkish border

The Haskovo region and the municipality of Svilengrad are key areas in Bulgaria’s relations with neighboring Turkey. They are also stakeholders in a Norway Grants project on cross-border cooperation.

Pia Svensgaard

Pia Svensgaard overtar i Barentssekretariatet

Pia Svensgaard ble i dagens styremøte ansatt som ny sekretariatsleder for Barentssekretariatet. Hun begynner i sin nye stilling fra 1. november. 


Full overview of Barents mining

Barents Secretariat project now offers a comprehensive overview of mining production in the Barents Region.

Photo: Thomas Nilsen

Branding Barents, tour operators team up

Northern Norway Tourist Board conduct a project that aim to study how cross-border marketing of Northern Norway with Murmansk and Arkhangelsk counties can gain more visitors.The projects is supported with 500 000 NOK from the Norwegian Barents Secretariat.


Young journalists team up in Barents

“Young journalists are the future of cross border communication in the North. We feel it is important to give them a possibility to network and learn about new media”, says Virpi Komulainen, project coordinator of the Barents Mediasphere.

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Norwegian Barents Secretariat
Po box 276
NO-9915 Kirkenes

Visitors address:
Rådhusgata 8, Kirkenes.

Twitter: @BarentsSec

Telefon: +47 78 97 70 50

Russian offices

Contact our Russian offices for project assistance or other relevant issues:

Murmansk Office
Arkhangelsk Office
Nenets Office

Talking Barents

Increase your knowledge about Russia with the help of the Norwegian Barents Secretariat.

About us

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.