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Project: Energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions in Kaliningrad Oblast RENSOL

Energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions in Kaliningrad Oblast RENSOL

Lead Partner: Baltic Development Forum

The project is funded by the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation, Non-State Actors and Local Authorities Programme for the Baltic Sea Region (within the framework of priorities of the Northern Dimension). Project duration is 27 months and overall budget 450.000 EUR.

Programme: Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents region

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.

Project: CEEPRA

CEEPRA

Lead Partner: Radiation Protection Authority - NRPA, Norway

The abbreviation CEEPRA is of the project Collaboration Network on EuroArctic Environmental Radiation Protection and Research.

Project: MineHealth - Sustainability of miners´well-geing, health and work ability in the Barents Region

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.

Project: Barents Mediasphere

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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Project: Climate Change and Biodiversity

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.

Project: Barents Encyclopedia

Barents Encyclopedia

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.

Project: Healthier People: Management of Change through Monitoring and Action

Lead Partner: Lappeenranta University of Technology

The project is funded by the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation, Non-State Actors and Local Authorities Programme for the Baltic Sea Region (within the framework of priorities of the Northern Dimension).

Project: Baltic Sea Mentoring Cloud (BSMC)

Baltic Sea Mentoring Cloud (BSMC)

Lead partner: Stralsund University of Applied Sciences, Germany

The main focus of the “Baltic Sea Mentoring Cloud” (BSMC) is to strengthen the communication and knowledge transfer between SMEs, acting in the field of information and communication technology (ICT), in the Baltic Sea region (BSR) with the help of a mentoring cloud accessible via the World Wide Web.

Project: Baltic Link Gdynia-Karlskrona

Baltic Link Gdynia-Karlskrona

Lead Partner: Regional Council of Southern Småland, Sweden

The activities within our project consist of a new combined terminal in Alvesta, upgrading of the railway Emmaboda-Karlskrona (part of the Coast to coast line) and infrastructure investments in the Port of Karlskrona in Sweden together with investments in the Port of Gdynia in Poland.

Project: Young Innovative Entrepreneurs

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.

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