The Regional Council of Kainuu is conducting a survey related to the development of collaboration within the Barents region. Read more ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 (BEAC) is the forum for intergovernmental and interregional cooperation in the Barents Region.
BEAC Working Group on Environment and its subgroups met in St. Petersburg on 21-23 September Read more
Survey related to the development of collaboration within the Barents region Read more
Applications for governmental funding of Norwegian-Russian health collaboration projects to be completed by 1 October Read more
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.
The Children and Youth at Risk cooperation programme, adopted by and owned by the Joint Working Group on Health and related Social Issues, has their own section on the Barents Cooperation web page.
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.