Margrethe Alnes

Margrethe Alnes, Adviser Norwegian Barents Secretariat

Margrethe Alnes is Adviser and Grant programme coordinator with the Norwegian Barents Secretariat.

Content by Margrethe Alnes

Northern Norway and the High North is experiencing a time of change where increased globalisation creates new challenges – and new possibilities. As Norwegian foreign minister Jonas Gahr Støre stated in an article in the Arctic Herald recently: “Due to the changes taking place in the Arctic, the High North is moving from the outskirts to a new geopolitical centre of gravity.”

NARVIK: Nordland county and Leningrad oblast were pioneering cross-border cooperation long before the Barents cooperation was established.