Joy lives in North Karelia
North Karelia is a region located in Eastern Finland with almost 170 000 inhabitants. What else should we know about the new member of the Barents Regional Council? Read more ..
Top of the Barents
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Barents Cooperation in 2018, we now have the opportunity to talk to the Foreign Ministers of the Barents countries to shed light on the results and the future of the cooperation. Read more ..
Climate change has a significant impact on the Barents Region – we are responding with projects and outreach. Read more ..
Russian Chairmanship of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council
Get to know the goals of the Russian Chairmanship of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council. Read more ..
BARENTS ENVIRONMENTAL HOT SPOTS
Are you familiar with Barents Environmental Hot Spots? Read more ..
Indigenous Peoples in the Barents cooperation
Sami, Veps and Nenets are active participants on all levels of the Barents cooperation. Read more ..
In the first ever Arctic Arts Summitthe policymakers, artists and cultural professionals discussed the role of culture and arts in the Arctic with special focus on international cooperation and regionality. Read more
The subgroups on Water Issues and Nature Protection under the Working Group on Environment launch a new project to strengthen the joint management and planning within the Pasvik and Grense Jakobselv river basins. Read more
The Finnish National Agency for Education has opened the second call for applications under the programme Barents on my mind. Read more
Sortavala, Karelia, Russia
Solovki Archipelago, Arkhangelsk region, Russia
The Barents Euro-Arctic Region
The Barents Region, sometimes referred to as the Euro-Arctic Region, is a young and newly defined region comprising northern parts of Russia, Norway, Finland and Sweden. This evolving region is dynamically shaping its identity – drawing from its long history and rich variety of cultures. Even though the Barents region is located on the edge of Europe, it is at the center of growing international cultural, political and economic interests.Read more
Project funding in Barents
How to make your Barents project dreams come true? We have gathered information for all Barents relevant funding sources in our new portal. Read more
"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. His "Climate Journey" exhibition opens the planned series of exhibitions in Kirkenes.Read more