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.
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Barents Environment Ministerial Meeting was held 4-5 February in Luleå, Sweden.
The reports from the "Assessment of need of activities to support Children and Youth At Risk (CYAR) in the Barents Region" project, has been presented at the latest Joint Working Group on Health and Social related Issues (JWGHS) meeting in Syktyvkar in September 2019. The project is financed by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and performed by the Finnish institute for Health and Welfare. Read more
Barents Scholarships for Cultural Cooperation is an initiative on awarding scholarships to cultural actors in the Barents Region Read more
Ann Linde will welcome Ministers for Foreign Affairs from the Barents region countries and host the EU Arctic Forum in Umeå on October 3-4, 2019. Read more
Barents Ministerial Meeting on Transport took place on September 11-12 in Umeå, Sweden. Read more
Starting this week, Liubov Timonina will be working as an intern at the International Barents Secretariat. Read more
The workshop arranged for training industry practitioners, regional environmental officers and BAT experts of the Murmansk region (SA No 1b-5) has become the final training event in a series of intensive workshops organised in the Barents region within the framework of Supporting Activities. Read more
An Intensive Practical Workshop “Environmental Hot Spots of the Barents region: Best Available Techniques, Best Environmental Practices, Integrated Environmental Permits and Environmental Performance Enhancement Programmes" was held in Arkhangelsk, 22-26 April 2019 Read more
Valentin Strömberg started today as an intern at the IBS. How did you become interested in working at the International Barents Secretariat? Read more
Marine litter and microplastics Read more
The 50th meeting of theWGE took place in Skellefteå, 13-15 November 2018, with 30 participants from Russia, Norway, Finland and Sweden. Read more
For the next 3 months, Marianne Strøm will be interning at the International Barents Secretariat. Read more