News and Updates

The Barents Regional Council gathered in Rovaniemi under the Finnmark Chairmanship.

Barents Press International hosted its 23rd Annual Event since the organsiation was founded in 1995.

The IBS is looking for a Climate, Environment and Hot Spots Adviser for 12 months - and an intern for 3 months!

The Barents Regional Youth Council (BRYC) held their annual meeting 16th-17th April in Luleå in Sweden.

For the next 3 months, Marianne Strøm will be interning at the International Barents Secretariat.

Stakeholders from the Barents region will meet in Luleå to invigorate the youth perspective in the development of our societies and the future of the Barents region.

Several events on climate and environment were held in Arkhangelsk during the last week. Launch of a new climate project was followed by the meeting on Barents environmental Hot Spots. In addition, Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) held several meetings on prospective environment and energy projects with municipalities of the region, Energy Efficiency Center and other stakeholders.

Interview of our new intern Katri-Maaria Kyllönen

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News and Updates 2016
The Barents Regional Council gathered in Rovaniemi under the Finnmark Chairmanship.

Barents Press International hosted its 23rd Annual Event since the organsiation was founded in 1995.

Last week the Barents Youth Conference was successfully hosted in Luleå by the Swedish chairmanship.

Stakeholders from the Barents region will meet in Luleå to invigorate the youth perspective in the development of our societies and the future of the Barents region.

National and regional health authorities as well as experts from all four countries in the Barents region gathered together in Kirkenes, Norway, 22-23 March for the 26th meeting of the Joint Working Group on Health and Related Social Issues (JWGHS).

Kirkenes Conference and Barents Spektakel

EU and the Nordic Council of Ministers support the new Barents Scholarship on Culture

Funding of youth cooperation, possible membership of North Carelia and upcoming Barents Cooperation Forum

Funding programme will be launched in early 2017

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News & Updates 2015 and older
The Barents Regional Council gathered in Rovaniemi under the Finnmark Chairmanship.

Barents Press International hosted its 23rd Annual Event since the organsiation was founded in 1995.

Last week the Barents Youth Conference was successfully hosted in Luleå by the Swedish chairmanship.

Stakeholders from the Barents region will meet in Luleå to invigorate the youth perspective in the development of our societies and the future of the Barents region.

National and regional health authorities as well as experts from all four countries in the Barents region gathered together in Kirkenes, Norway, 22-23 March for the 26th meeting of the Joint Working Group on Health and Related Social Issues (JWGHS).

The two-week long climate conference in Paris has come to an end, resulting in a new, and for the first time global, agreement on climate change.

MFA Finland presents a summary of activities during the Finnish BEAC chairmanship 2013-2015

Only one internship period at the International Barents Secretariat (IBS) in 2016

The exhibition “Climate Change in Lapland’s Nature” is shown at the climate conference (COP21) in Paris in December 2015 and during the upcoming weeks. The photo exhibition is one of thirteen exhibitions in the Climate Generations Areas, which are open to the public during the entire conference.

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Vacant position at the IBS

The IBS has a vacant position as Climate, Environment and Hot Spots Advisor for one year, from the beginning of September. Click "Read more" for full advertisement.

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Internship at the IBS - hiring now!

The International Barents Secretariat in Kirkenes now welcomes internship applications for autumn 2018. Click below for more information.

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