News and Updates

News and Updates 2021
On 26 October 2021, the Foreign Ministers and senior officials of the BEAC member states adopted a new funding instrument for the Barents region.

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

Environment continues to be a high priority for the Barents cooperation. Foreign Ministers of the four Barents countries - Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden - emphasized it during the annual International Kirkenes Conference held on 17 February this year.

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

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