International Barents Secretariat – Internship

The International Barents Secretariat invites students and young professionals to be part of the secretariat’s team as interns. The dealine for application is May 25th. For further information and application, please visit the International Barents Secretariat webpage.

NDI Co-coordinator NArFU actively involved in Barents cooperation

The Commission of Senior Officials of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC) met in Arkhangelsk, Russia, on 22 March 2016 with the participation of representatives of the European Union and ministries of foreign affairs of the Russian Federation, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland. The meeting was held within the frames of the Russian Federation chairmanship in the Barents Euro-Arctic Council.

Newsletter by International Barents Secretariat, 3/2015

The new BarentSaga newsletter by International Barents Secretariat is published. The issue includes following articles: Arctic identity – what does it mean? A look into the Finnish chairmanship How to finance Barents cooperation Barents Rescue: Cross-border assistance for major accidents 12th Meeting of the Environment Ministers: new priorities of the Barents environmental cooperation Barents Profile: Maria Dianova To read the …

Practical cooperation in the Barents region remains active

Finland’s two-year Chairmanship of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC) started in late 2013 and has now reached the half-way mark. BEAC is a forum for intergovernmental and interregional cooperation in the Barents Region. As the chair, Finland strives to strengthen the exchange of information and dialogue between the different regional fora. The atmosphere in the Council has been constructive and …

Study: Challenges for Effective Logistics in the Barents region: a study on the cross-border operations between Finland and the Murmansk region (2013)

Challenges for Effective Logistics in the Barents region: a study on the cross-border operations between Finland and the Murmansk region Finland and the Murmansk region (2013) Lehtinen, Ulla; Atkova, IrinaUniversity of Oulu The purpose of this paper is to describe logistics infrastructure in the Murmansk region and northern Finland, to pinpoint major barriers in the sphere of logistics impeding the …