Ministerial Meetings of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council


12th Ministers of Environment Meeting, 24-25 November 2015, Sortavala, Karelia, Russia

15th BEAC Foreign Ministers Session, 14-15 October 2015, Oulu, Finland


11th Ministers of Environment Meeting, 4-5 December 2013, Inari, Finland

  • Declaration 
  • Action Plan on Climate Change for the Barents Cooperation | English | Russian 
  • Assessment of the Barents Hot Spot Report - Describing the state of 42 original Barents environmental "Hot Spots" | English | Russian 
  • For press releases, working groups' reports and other relevant material, please go to this page >> 

14th BEAC Foreign Ministers Session, 28-29 October 2013, Tromsø, Norway

BEAC Ministers of transport and infrastructure, 24 September 2013, Narvik, Norway

Prime Ministers Summit, 4-5 June 2013, Kirkenes, Norway


13th BEAC Foreign Ministers Session, 11-12 October 2011, Kiruna, Sweden

10th Ministers of Environment Meeting, 8-9 November 2011, Umeå, Sweden 



Ministers of Competetiveness Meeting, 18-19 May 2010, Umeå, Sweden

9th Ministers of Environment Meeting, 17 February 2010, Tromsø, Norway


12th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 14-15 October 2009, Murmansk, Russia


8th Ministers of Environment Meeting, 9 November 2007, Moscow, Russia

11th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 14-15 November 2007, Rovaniemi, Finland



7th Ministers of Environment Meeting, 19 October 2005, Rovaniemi, Finland

  10th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 9-10 November 2005, Harstad, Norway


BEAC Midterm Review Meeting, 13-15 September 2004, Solovetskie Islands, Russia



9th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 2-3 October 2003, Umeå, Sweden

Prime Ministers summit, 11 January 2003, Kirkenes, Norway



8th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 14-15 March 2001, Murmansk, Russia



7th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 14-15 March 2000, Oulu, Finland


6th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 4-5 March 1999 Bodø, Norway


5th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 20 January 1998, Luleå, Sweden


4th BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting, 5-6 November 1996, Petrozavodsk, Russia


3rd BEAC Foreign Ministers Meeting in Rovaniemi

  • Joint Communique 1995


2nd Foreign Ministers Meeting, 14-15 September 1994, Tromsø, Norway



1st Foreign Ministers Meeting, 11 January 1993, Kirkenes, Norway


Children and Youth at Risk cooperation programme

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.

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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 - "Climate Journey" opens the planned series of exhibitions in in Kirkenes

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