On this page we have the opportunity to talk to the Foreign Ministers and other High Representatives of the Barents countries and regions to shed light on the results and the future of the cooperation.
The Nenets Autonomous Okrug just took over the Barents Regional Council (BRC) Chairmanship from Västerbotten. We asked the new Chair, Mr. Governor Yury Bezdudny to share his views on the Barents Cooperation.
We are very much looking forward to hosting the 18th Ministerial Meeting in Tromsø on 26 October, when we will hand the chairmanship over to Finland. The meetings will be streamed online for everyone to follow.
We asked Mikael Bergström, who has been chairing the Barents Regional Committee under the Västerbotten chairmanship at the Barents Regional Council (2019-2021), to share his views on the Barents Cooperation.
State Secretary for European Affairs and the Arctic Mr. Carsten Grønbech-Jensen will represent Denmark at the upcoming 18th BEAC Ministerial Meeting in Tromsø. We spoke to him about Denmark’s perspectives on the Barents Cooperation.