24-28 June WCSJ2013 to be held in Helsinki. Nordic Journalist Centre provides grant for Barents Russia journalists to participate in the conference
3-4 June Kirkenes declaration- 2 is to be signed in Norway's Kirkenes. This document will determine the strategies for further development of cooperation in the Barents Region for the next few decades. Barents secretariat is planning to invite a group of journalists from Murmansk and Arkhangelsk regions and from Karelia to cover the event.Nordic Journalist Centre from Denmark also supports this project.
April 25-28 in the city of Apatity there was held the XVIII Conference of the international journalists network Barents Press International. More than a hundred participants from Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia discussed the issues of journalism and the processes occurring in the Barents region.
BPI annual meeting is postponed
Robert will call us for a telephone conference for the BPI board tomorrow Friday (preferably in the afternoon) so that we can discuss new dates for the conference. The hotel here in Bodø have given us two alternative dates: May 21.-23. and June 11.-13. We have to decide on that preferably tomorrow or as soon as possible.
Arne Egil, BP Norway chairman