Barents Council meeting in Murmansk

BarentsObserver reported from the Ministerial meeting in Murmansk on October 15th with news and updates.


On October 15th, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and other high representatives of Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and the European Commission will meet to summarize and discuss the forthcomings of the cooperation between the members of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council.

Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC) is the forum for intergovernmental cooperation in the Barents Region. BEAC was established in 1993 in order to “provide impetus to existing cooperation and consider new initiatives and proposals”


Photos from the Barents meetings and Murmansk Economic Forum in week 42 (2009-10-21) 

See slide show from Bildt and Støres visit at Barents Secretariat in Kirkenes (2009-10-16)

Eco-efficient economy focus for Swedish chairmanship (2009-10-16)

Easier border crossing is a priority (2009-10-15)

Money drain for regional cooperation (2009-10-14 )

Troms County chair of Barents Regional Council (2009-10-14 )

Sweden puts Barents on top of agenda (2009-10-14)

Foreign Ministers to Kirkenes (2009-10-13)

EU offices hold Murmansk-workshop (2009-10-13)

Stubb to meet students in Murmansk (2009-10-13)

Popular Barents Ministers to Murmansk (2009-10-08)

Foreign Ministers to meet twice in Barents (2009-02-10)