The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Information Office in Kaliningrad is a part of the Secretariat of the Nordic Council of Ministers in Copenhagen and serves as a facilitator, catalyst and contact point for cooperation between partners from Kaliningrad Region and partners from the Nordic Countries in accordance with memorandum of understanding of 22. December 2005.
One of the office's most important tasks is to catch new trends and look for new opportunities for joint Nordic-Lithuanian co-operation, in dialogue with the Nordic embassies, with which the office has a close working relationship. The office also works broadly as the advocate of all that is 'Nordic' and promotes Nordic Co-operation in Lithuania.
The cooperation between the Nordic Council of Ministers and Estonia is primarily a political cooperation through which experience exchange contributes to realization of joint goals.
One of its most important functions is to discover new trends and new possibilities for joint Estonian Nordic cooperation. The information office aims to represent Nordic concepts and demonstrate Nordic cooperation in Estonia. The office often coordinates the joint Nordic Estonian activities and functions as an initiator of various engagements that raises the profile of Nordic traits.
The Nordic Region in Focus in Iceland aims to raise awareness and knowledge of the region and official Nordic co-operation through seminars, debate meetings etc. The Nordic Region in Focus in Iceland is part of the Nordic House in Reykjavik (NOREY) and has, therefore, a particular focus on culture.
The Nordic Council of Ministers’ branch office in Tartu is responsible for regional border cooperation and for education and science. The office assists the Nordic Council of Ministers in administrating the Nordic-Baltic mobility programme for civil servants.
The information office in St Petersburg was established in 1995 with the purpose of representing the Nordic Council of Ministers. One of its most important functions is to detect new trends and discover new possibilities for joint Russian Nordic cooperation.
The information office aims to represent Nordic concepts and demonstrate Nordic cooperation in Russia. Another purpose of the information office is to build networks with the national authorities, NGOs, and other international actors in the Russian regions.
The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia is a part of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Secretariat and serves as a catalyst for the Nordic-Baltic cooperation in Latvia. The Office works closely with the Nordic diplomatic representations in Latvia and coordinates joint Nordic initiatives, as well as identifies trends and opportunities for the Nordic–Baltic cooperation.
The information office shares its secretariat with the Norden Association in Gothenburg and surrounding district in the Västra Götaland Region. The Information Office is primarily project orientated and is also involved in the development of a closer relationship between western Sweden, southern Norway and northern Jutland.
The Nordic Information Office in Jyväskylä acts as one of the twelve district offices of the Norden Association in Finland and as Sweden’s consulate. The office's operational area is the province of Central Finland. The region has 30 municipalities with about 265,000 inhabitants, of whom 95% are Finnish-speaking and several hundred are Swedish-speaking.
The Nordic Information Office in Alta's task is working with Nordic co-operation in the areas of culture, business life and politics in the Barents Region. The office is in the centre of the Sami lands in Norway and has close contact and a special responsibility for the Sami involvement in Nordic co-operation.