North Karelia is a region located in Eastern Finland with almost 170 000 inhabitants. What else should we know about the new member of the Barents Regional Council? Read more
For the first time, Chairs of the Barents working groups assembled to jointly discuss development of regional cooperation. Read more
With its wonderful nature, cultural diversity and intriguing history, the Barents region makes an inspiring travel destination. In the whole region, tourism is an important industry for the local economies – and simultaneously a challenge for the protection of pristine nature and unique cultural traditions. Read more
Finland will become the Chair of the Arctic Council in May 2017. According to Soini the chairmanship will provide an opportunity to highlight areas that are important for the Barents cooperation. Read more
The IBS has an open position of Executive Officer Read more
Interview of our new intern, Aino Lipsanen Read more
The IBS has gathered information for all Barents relevant funding sources - more information below!
The International Barents Secretariat now welcomes new internship applications. Click below for more information!