WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL HOMEPAGE OF THE BARENTS EURO-ARCTIC COUNCIL
Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC) is the forum for intergovernmental and interregional cooperation in the Barents Region. BEAC was established in 1993 in order to "provide impetus to existing cooperation and consider new initiatives and proposals".
www.beac.st provides you with extensive information about the cooperation, contact information, documents, maps and photos. This web site covers the ongoing cooperative activities in several fields such as energy, environment, indigenous peoples, culture, rescue cooperation, economy etc.
Joint Working Group on Culture meeting, 21. May, 2015 in Rovaniemi
Please find a short summary of what was discussed at the meeting here.
Internship opportunity for the autumn of 2015
We now welcome applications for the IBS Internship for the autumn of 2015.
For more information click here.
Climate change exhibition on tour in Russia
Climate change in Lapland’s nature – what can we do? is an exhibition produced by the Lapland Regional Museum. It raises awareness about climate change and its effect on biodiversity and ecological balance in northernmost Europe. The Russian-English version of the exhibition, produced under Barents co-operation, started its tour in Saint Petersburg in February. The exhibition is now open in Petrozavodsk, Karelia until 5 April, and will continue in Murmansk from 18 April until 27 May 2015.
Newest BarentSaga newsletter:
Tomas Hallberg to take over the IBS on 16 January 2015
After New Year Mr Tomas Hallberg from Sweden will take over as the Head of the International Barents Secretariat when Mr Ari Sirén from Finland concludes his term in mid-January, read more about Mr.Hallberg.
Presentation of Working Group activities
The International Barents Secretariat now regularly presents a short survey of the activities of the different Working Groups. Read more at the Barents Cooperation Update.