10th meeting of Environmental Ministers

Umeå, Sweden, 8-9 November 2011 

Audun Garberg Minister Finland Ville Niinistø IP representative Anna Prakhova Minister Sweden Lena Ek Vice Min Russia Rinat Gizatulin.jpg
L-R: Audun Garberg (NOR), Ville Ninistö (FIN), Anna Prakhova
(Indigenous Peoples' representative), Lena Ek (SWE) and
Rinat Gizatulin (RUS)

Declaration 
Program and Agenda 
Participants 
Article Barentsobserver

Reports of the work in 2010-2011: 


The Barents Environmental Hot Spots: 
  • The temporary Subgroup on Hot Spots Exclusion Background document 
  • Work and achievements of the WGE Subgroup on Hot Spot Exclusion and the regions, Presentation by Åke Mikaelsson 
  • Waste of woodworking and pulp-and-paper industries, Komi Republic, Presentation by Anton Lelekov 

Barents Protected Area Network (BPAN):

Seminar 9 November: Climate change and energy saving in the Barents region, Programme  

Seminar part 1: 
  • Avec Group, Presentation by Erik Sollen 
  • Regional cooperation in creating sustainable cities, Presentation by Ivan Skrynikov and Ragnhild Svonni 
  • NEFCO perspective on future work to be done, Presentation by Henrik Forsström 
 Seminar part 2: 
  • Effects of culture climate change on biodiversity in the Barents region, Presentation by Anoushka Hof and Roland Jansson 

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

Declaration English | Russian 
Agenda English | Russian 
Participants English | Russian 
 

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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"CLIMATE JOURNEY" PHOTO EXHIBITION

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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