News and Updates

News and Updates 2021
Helene Hellmark Knutsson started as Governor and Head of County Administrative Board of Västerbotten in August 2020. We asked the Governor to share her views in the capacity of the new Chair in the Barents Regional Council.

We challenge everyone to join in – let’s raise together the unique nature and conservation work of the Barents region to the world map!

New face in the Barents Regional Council newly appointed Region Mayor Markus Hirvonen from North Karelia is hopeful about meeting his colleagues face-to-face soon

This is a challenge, which inspired Norwegian Chairmanship of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (2020-2021) to continue active climate-related work, involving all Barents working groups and other relevant actors.

A speech at the annual Kirkenes Conference held digitally on February 17, 2021

On 18th of January Mr. Markus Karlsen took up his post as the new Head of the International Barents Secretariat. He succeeds Mr. Tomas Hallberg who completed his term.

Project funding in Barents

The IBS has gathered information for all Barents relevant funding sources - more information below!

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Internship at the IBS

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