Chair region of the Barents Regional Council


Kainuu (FI) holds the Chairmanship for the period 2015-2017


Chairmanship Program 2015-2017 in English | Russian | Finnish

Regional Council of Kainuu
Kauppakatu 1
87100 Kajaani, Finland

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Kainuun liitto
Regional Council of Kainuu
Members of the Regional Council
Members of the Regional Committee

The next chair of the Barents Regional Council for the period 2017-2019 is Finnmark (NO).


Photo: Vuokatti picture bank.


Past chairs

Arkhangelsk, Russia, held the Chairmanship 2013-2015
Chairmanship Program 2013-2015, in English | Russian

Norrbotten, Sweden, held the Chairmanship 2011-2013
Chairmanship Program 2011-2013: English | Russian 
Program as leaflet: English | Russian 

Troms County Council, Norway, held the Chairmanship 2009-2011
Program in English | Norwegian | Russian

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