News and Updates

News and Updates 2019
Regional leaders are joining forces to highlight the Barents Cooperation on the international arenas. Tomas Hallberg, Head of the IBS will moderate the “Talking Barents” panel in the Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg

The seminar on Barents predators presents the similarities and differences in tackling the problem of large carnivores with aspirations for further cross-border discussions

In the opening speech at the Kirkenes Conference, the Norwegian Foreign Minister announced that both she and the Prime Minister will attend the Arctic forum to be held in St. Petersburg 9-10 April.

This year’s theme is the Barents Youth

Valentin Strömberg started today as an intern at the IBS. How did you become interested in working at the International Barents Secretariat?

A great Barents friend, long term BEATA Steering Committee member (Chair 2015-2017) State Secretary of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation Sergey Aristov passed away on 30 December 2018 after serious illness at age of 63.

Marine litter and microplastics

Last year quite many celebrations devoted to 25th anniversary of Barents Cooperation were held throughout the region. Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) also hosted celebrations in Arkhangelsk in November especially marking the long-term bilateral partnership with the Tromsø University - The Arctic University of Norway (UiT).

The 50th meeting of theWGE took place in Skellefteå, 13-15 November 2018, with 30 participants from Russia, Norway, Finland and Sweden.

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News and Updates 2018
As the most wonderful time of the year is coming, we, sitting in the cozy office decorated to celebrate Christmas, decided to collect information about Christmas and New Year traditions of the Barents countries.

The Meeting discussed the Barents Programmes on HIV/AIDS and TB, the new programme "Rural Health in the Barents region" and collaboration on Children and Youth at Risk.

The 50th meeting of theWGE took place in Skellefteå, 13-15 November 2018, with 30 participants from Russia, Norway, Finland and Sweden.

An International Session on Cooperation in the Arctic was held during the 7th Murmansk International Business Week in mid-November, moderated by the Head of the International Barents Secretariat Tomas Hallberg.

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