Contact the "Northcouncil"

The board consist of eight members, two from Finland, Norway and Russia, and one from Sweden.

Frank Ingilæ is the leader of the board and can be contacted at

Coordinator and project leader Jan Terje Nedrejord can be contacted at

You can also contact the Council's working group members:
May Griff Bye in Kirkenes,
Eila Rimpiläinen in Inari,
Olga Nikitina in Kola,
Tatiana Bazanova in Nickel,

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About us

The Council of border municipalities in the north works for better cooperation across borders at the local level, between muncipalities and people to people. Focus is on improvement of life qualities in the northern territory. An action plan is made. It has focus on different issues like culture, job market, education, youths, sports, environment and waterways. It also focuses on transport and tourism, including snowmobile trails and other tracks.