Project Funding

Financing of Barents cooperation

Various financial mechanisms are available to support multilateral project cooperation in the Barents region. The most important funding sources are the national and regional budgets of the Barents countries, various EU Programmes and the Nordic Council of Ministers. In addition to this, International Financial Institutions offer financing for investment projects in the region. The main financing sources for Barents cooperation projects are listed below. More information on each financing instrument is available by clicking the links provided.

Report of the BEAC Ad Hoc Working Group on Financial Mechanism Study - Financing of Barents Cooperation (2015) 

Download the Full Matrix on the Funding Sources for Barents Cooperation Projects.

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Barents Financial Mechanism opens new possibilities for the Barents Cooperation
On 26 October 2021, the Foreign Ministers and senior officials of the BEAC member states adopted a new funding instrument for the Barents region.

Regional Councils
Northern Dimension
EU Interreg Programmes
National Financing Institutions
International Financial Institutions

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