Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents region (CYAR)
Barents Euro-Arctic Council
Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents region (CYAR) is a multilateral programme carried out in Norway and run by the Steering Committee on Youth and Children at Risk.The major goal of the Programme is to find effective solutions for common problems faced by marginal children and youth in the modern society. These problems are related to social, educational, health and other spheres of life, as well as law enforcement, unvenal crimes, etc.There are special training courses for the specialists in parents guidance based on "The Incredible Years" by Dr. Caroline Webster-Stratton.
MineHealth - Sustainability of miners´well-geing, health and work ability in the Barents Region
Lead Partner: Umeå University Department of Public Health & Clinical, Sweden
The project will provide long term sustainability of well-being, health and work ability among workers in the mining industry on the Barents region.
Work in the mining industry situated in the Barents region is characterized by exposure to harsh climatic conditions. Therefore specific knowledge is needed about the separate and combined risks that are unique for the regional mining industry. The project will increase this knowledge. It will also work on various measures of protection against the harmful conditions of the work on arctic mines.
Lead Partner: Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland
The "Barents Mediasphere" -is a new and long awaited project which mainly aimed at creation of a cross-border media network able to arrange training courses and meetings for regional journalists, as well as to produce media content.The goal of the Barents Mediasphere project is to create a flexible cooperation mechanism for journalists working in the region and to increase regional visibility in media and in other open sources. It aims to improve the cross-border communication and information flow.
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Climate Change and Biodiversity
Lead Partner: University of Umeå, Sweden
The capacity of protected areas in the Barents Region to conserve biodiversity threatened by climate change project is initiated by the Umeå University as its already second project related to vulnerable ecosystem and biodiversity of the Barents Region.
The Barents Encyclopedia presents a comprehensive picture of numerous regional projects, historic roots of current developments and review of cultural, socio-economic and political prerequisites for a lasting and intensive transborder cooperation.
Barents Culture- an Arctic Experience
The Barents Culture site has been up since May 2012 and is the only specialized information channel about culture in the entire Barents Region.
Coherent Northern Dimension (2011)
The Policy Priorities of the Arctic Council (AC), the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC), the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM), in comparison with the Northern Dimension objectives
Aalto, Pami; Espiritu, Aileen A; Lanko, Dmitry A.; Naundorf, Sarah
Northern Dimension Institute
This report examines the coherence of the work of the main regional intergovernmental organisations in the area covered by the Northern Dimension policy of the EU, Iceland, Norway and Russia – the Arctic Council, the Barents Euro-Arctic Council, the Council of Baltic Sea States and the Nordic Council of Ministers.
Changing Business Environment of the Barents Region – overview to current issues (2012)
Alila, Hanna; Tuomela-Pyykkönen, Marika
University of Oulu
The study illustrates the preliminary views of the studies by the authors. Both studies concentrate on the Barents Region and their objectives are linked to company competences – one studies the company competences enabling successful business operations and the second one concentrates on mining procurement competencies.
Practice Future - an Open Innovation Local Business and Students Network
Lead Partner: Finnmark University College, Norway
Small enterprises in the Barents Region and students and faculty staff from five universities are cooperating in an Open Innovation project.
Lead Partner: Multidimensional Tourism Institute, Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences
Today tourism industry plays a important role in the economy of each country of the Barents region, and its importance is growing higher every day.
Young Innovative Entrepreneurs is a business development project that will make it more attractive for young entrepreneurs to stay and do business as well as initiate projects in the Barents region.
The Young Innovative Entrepreneurs project aims to develop a support system for implement innovative business ideas by young innovative entrepreneurs in the Barents region, facilitating cross-border cooperation.