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 ..
New Action Plan on Climate Change for the Barents co-operation will be published in June. 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 ..
1st Barents Indigenous Peoples' Summit!
The summit will take place in Moscow, April 28th 2017. Read more ..
The Funding portal is now open!
How to finance Barents cooperation projects? Read more ..
With its wonderful nature, cultural diversity and intriguing history, the Barents region makes an inspiring travel destination. In the whole region, tourism is an important industry for the local economies – and simultaneously a challenge for the protection of pristine nature and unique cultural traditions. Read more
Finland will become the Chair of the Arctic Council in May 2017. According to Soini the chairmanship will provide an opportunity to highlight areas that are important for the Barents cooperation. Read more
The Barents Region is characterized by long distances, harsh climate and challenging terrain. Read more
Naryan-Mar, NAO, Russia
The Barents Euro-Arctic Region
The Barents Region, sometimes referred to as the Euro-Arctic Region, is a young and newly defined region, still trying to create an identity, but at the same time it is largely influenced by ancient history and cultures. It is located in the periphery of Europe, however, is at the center of international political and economic interests.Read more
Come work with us!
The International Barents Secretariat has an open position of an Executive Officer.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