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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.
News and updates
Barents Reunion 2015
Please find a summary of the Barents Reunion here...
Joint Working Group on Education and Research meeting
Please find a summary of the meeting here...
Newest BarentSaga newsletter:
Joint Working Group on Culture meeting, 21. May, 2015 in Rovaniemi
Please find a short summary of what was discussed at the meeting 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 2015. The exhibition moved further to Petrozavodsk, Karelia in March, and continued to Murmansk in May.
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.