The International Barents Secretariat (IBS) is running a project seeking to strengthen the communication and cooperation among the BEAC working groups and to enhance participation of in their work.
A recent survey by the IBS, based on feedback from 70 working group members, shed light on the opportunity for further strengthening communication, cooperation and participation in the BEAC working groups.
The project lasts from January - August 2016 and it is run by the IBS, in cooperation with Northern Arctic Federal University, Syktyvkar State University, University of Lapland and Kainuu Regional Council and is supported by the Norwegian Barents Secretariat.
The final report can be viewed here.
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Survey: BEAC Working Groups
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