• WG Annual Reports 2015

    WG Annual Reports 2015

    The annual reports for 2015 have now been published for most of the working groups in the Barents Cooperation. All the reports are available for downloading here.

  • Working Group Projects

    Working Group Projects

    Get updates about the ongoing projects in the Barents Cooperation and learn more about the other activities of the Communication Project run by the IBS. Read more ..

  • Submit Project Information

    Submit Project Information

    What projects is your working group planning or implementing at the moment? Help us spread knowledge about the Barents projects by submitting information through our online form. Read more ..

  • Barents Calendar

    Barents Calendar

    The Barents Calendar gives an overview of the public holidays in the four Barents member states and facilitates the planning of interregional meeting. Read more ..

  • Indigenous Peoples

    Indigenous Peoples

    Nenets, Veps and Saami living in Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden are the indigenous peoples of the Barents region. Read more ..

Barents Euro-Arctic Council

Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC) is the forum for intergovernmental and interregional cooperation in the Barents Region.

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The Barents Euro-Arctic Region

The Barents Euro-Arctic Region

The Barents Region, sometimes referred to as the Euro-Arctic Region, is a young and newly defined region, still trying to create an identity, but at the same time it is largely influenced by ancient history and cultures. It is located in the periphery of Europe, however, is at the center of international political and economic interests.

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Internship at the IBS

The International Barents Secretariat in Kirkenes invites students and young professionals to be part of the secretariat’s team as interns. We now welcome applications for the fall period - the deadline application is May 25th.

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During two missions, in 2007 and 2012, Swedish journalist Tom Juslin traveled through the Nordic countries to find out how climate change affects people, animals and nature, his "Climate Journey" exhibition opens the planned series of exhibitions in Kirkenes.

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