The BarentSaga is published by the International Barents Secretariat and the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland.
Lately a great deal of the focus of the Barents Cooperation has been to raise the Barents Region on EU agendas. Read more >>
The growing global demand for raw materials makes the future look very bright for the Barents Region, said Swedish Minister of Trade, Eva Bjorling, when speaking at the 5th Barents Parliamentarian Conference in Luleå, May 18, 2011. Read more >>
The troubled children and youth have many similarities in different parts of the Barents Region, like lack of adequate parental care, adaptation difficulties towards school or pro-social groups, aggression or drug problems. Read more >>
EU-parliamentarians, European Commission staff, industry representatives and others gathered on 15 March 2011 for a Seminar on the Barents Region and its potential to help tackle Europe’s strategic raw materials challenge. Read more >>
Today tourism as an industry plays an important role in the economy in all of the Barents countries. BART, the Public-Private Partnership in Barents Tourism project, aims at reinforcing the cross-border cooperation of the Barents Region's tourism stakeholders in education, administrations, and the business sector. Read more >>
The Barents Institute at the University of Tromsø and University of Tampere have been assigned to analyze the cooperation between the Councils of the North providing decision makers with recommendations for future actions. Read more >>