WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL HOMEPAGE OF THE BARENTS EURO-ARCTIC COUNCIL
Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC) is the forum for intergovernmental and interregional cooperation in the Barents Region. BEAC was established in 1993 in order to "provide impetus to existing cooperation and consider new initiatives and proposals".
www.beac.st provides you with extensive information about the co-operation, contact information, documents, maps and photos. This Website covers the ongoing co-operation in several fields such as energy, environment, indigenous peoples, economy etc.
Environmental Ministers' session in Inari
The 11th meeting of the Environmental Ministers of the Barents region is taking place in Inari, Finland, on 4-5 November 2013. The declaration and all other relevant documents from the meeting can be downloaded from this page!
The 14th Session of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council
took place in Tromsø, Norway, on 28-29 October 2013. The Foreign Minister's session was broadcast live
, and you can watch a re-run of the event via this link >>
The Communique from the BEAC Session can be downloaded from this link >>
The Finnish Chairmanship of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council >>
Please also visit the 14th BEAC Session information page >>
BarentSaga Newsletter 2/2013 out now
The latest issue of the BarentSaga newsletter is out now! Read more>>
Transport Ministers meeting
The BEAC Ministers of transport and infrastructure met in Narvik on 24 September to discuss challenges for the transport systems in the Barents region. The brand new Joint Barents Transport Plan and the Ministers declaration can be found on our Ministerial meetings page >>
20th Anniversary video
The video about the Barents cooperation which was made for the Barents Summit in Kirkenes in June 2013, is available on YouTube via this link