Arkhangelsk, 21-22 March 2016
The 2nd BEAC CSO meeting under the Russian Chairmanship was held in Arkhangelsk on March 21-22, 2016. Heads of Arkhangelsk oblast, International Barents Secretariat, Barents Regional Committee, Joint Working Groups on Health and Related Social issues, on Culture, on Education and Research as well as of the Working Group on Indigenous Peoples participated at the Meeting.
The agenda included presentation of the potential of Arkhangelsk oblast regarding its participation in international cooperation in the Barents region, issues of interaction in the fields of health, culture and education. Participants also discussed the ways to enhance the BEAC WGs' efficiency.