Each BEAC chairmanship organizes a Barents Parliamentary Conference. As the chairmanships run on two year periods the parliamentary conference takes place once every other year. The participants can be elected members of local and regional as well as national and indigenous peoples’ assemblies in the Barents Region.
Photo above: The Bartents Parliamentarians meets the press after the 4th Barents
Parliamentary Conference, Syktyvkar, May 26-27, 2009. Names from left to right:
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 - "Climate Journey" opens the planned series of exhibitions in in Kirkenes