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The Kongsvinger region IPR (inter-municipal political council)

This is a political cooperation body for the six municipalities in the Kongsvinger region.

"Through increased investment in improving the region's accessibility, market orientation and knowledge base, efforts will be made to increase the breadth of the workplace offer and versatility in working life."

Kari Heggelund, (former manager)

Six municipalities participate

The Kongsvinger region IPR (KIPR) consists of Eidskog, Grue, Kongsvinger, Nord-Odal, Sør-Odal and Åsnes municipality.

KIPR shall contribute to the positive development of the region and look after the citizens' interests across municipal boundaries and levels of administration. KIPR shall promote the region's interests in a county and national context.

KIPR must prioritize the following tasks in relation to its purpose:

  • Take the initiative on behalf of the region in areas / issues that can benefit the region.
  • Utilize and further develop the municipalities' and county municipality's resources for the common good of the region's inhabitants, e.g. through increased joint utilization of available financial and human resources.
  • Regional planning work.
  • KIPR can also take up matters it deems appropriate.
  • KIPR can contribute to the initiation of processes where this seems appropriate.

The individual municipality allocates NOK annually. NOK 30 per inhabitant. Through a partnership agreement, Innlandet County Council contributes partnership funds to KIPR.

Representation KIPR 2023 - 2027


  • Kamilla Thue (deputy leader)
  • Aspen Fjeldbu
  • Guttorm Kristiansen
  • Trond Stenhaug


  • Rune Grenberg (leader)
  • Kaja Sillerud Haugen
  • Niels F. Rolsdorf
  • Ole Frode Mikkelsgård


  • Elin Såheim Bjørkli
  • Helge Thomassen
  • Øyvind Randmæl-Warpe
  • Lars Andreas Uglem


  • Kjetil Sløtte 
  • Thomas Tinglum
  • Ole Theodor Holth
  • Tone Iren Liljeroth

South Odal commune

  • Knut Hvithammer
  • Gunn-Anita Fjukmoen
  • Morten Holmen
  • Anita Orlund


  • Einar Ottesen Toverud
  • Per Roar Bredvold

  • Otto Langmoen
Panel discussion during "reunion" February 2020. From left: Glåmdalen's journalist, Lise Selnes, Kamilla Thue, Rune Grenberg, Margrethe Haarr, Knut Hvithammer, Kari Heggelund

Contact us


If you want to discuss or promote regional, interest policy issues, you can contact the leader or advisor.