Barents working groups and activities

Working groups and task forces have been established by both the Barents Euro-Arctic Council / Committee of Senior Officials and the Barents Regional Council / Barents Regional Committee to deepen cooperation on issues relevant to the Barents Region.

Activity reports and annual reports of the Working Groups

The activities have successively expanded as the Barents cooperation has evolved to include working groups within the following fields:

Barents Euro-Arctic Council working groups

Barents Regional Council working groups

Joint Barents Euro-Arctic Council - Barents Regional Council working groups

Indigenous Peoples



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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