Make your Norwegian-Russian project happen

Nyheter fra Barentssekretariatet


Balkans meet Barents in Kirkenes

A group of Bulgarian government representatives has visited the Barents Secretariat as part of a Norway Grants study visit on CBC
experience exchange.

700 athletes gathered for Barents Games

TROMSØ: Youth from all four Barents countries competing in nine different sports gathered for the first Barents Winter Games. See photos on


New cross-border funding mechanism for Ukraine

As the crisis in the post-Soviet country aggravates, a new Norwegian-sponsored funding mechanism for Ukrainian border areas opens.


Statistical cooperation and data journalism on Barents agenda

The Barents Border Dialogue conference assembled more than 80 representatives of statistical offices and journalists.


Social Latin dances warm up Arkhangelsk and Tromsø

Too hot for the North? Not at all! – proves Russian-Norwegian Latin Dance Festival  organized this week in Arkhangelsk with financial support of Norwegian Barents Secretariat. 

1 2 3 4 5


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.