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Apr 22, 2016
The annual Barents Press conference - 2016 has started today in the city of Haparanda, Sweden. The main topic discussed is digitalization of media. A hundred of participants from four Barents areas and the hottest speeches and speakers.
 
Mar 25, 2016

A course for journalists on Svalbard, 2th – 6th of May 2016

Some say it´s difficult to understand the relation between Russia and Norway without understanding Svalbard. What is really  going on in this  islands? What is the history behind Svalbard and the Svalbard treaty?

 

Mar 23, 2016

Journalists from four countries will soon meet in the Swedish town of Haparanda. On April 21-24 it will host the Annual Meeting of Barents Press International. The themes of this year are various. But the leading one is the digitization of media. What does it mean for us? What we do we lose or acquire moving totally to the virtual and digital world?

 

Barents Reunion convention — press invitation

Jun 15, 2010


Welcome to attend the annual convention organized by the organization Barents Reunion, on the 16-17th of June, 2010 in Haparanda-Tornio.


This year's theme for the Convention is Tourism Without Borders.

PRESS-RELEASE

BARENTS ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2010
• € 5 000 award for successful entrepreneurship within tourism and creative business in the Barents Region
• Expanded Barents Reunion convention in June 2010

The Barents Reunion governing board invites all media and anybody who is interested in the Barents Region and Barents Reunion.

The participants are:
• Raimo Ronkanen mayor of Tornio
• Sven-Erik Bucht, mayor of Haparanda
• Christina Lugnet, Director of the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth
• Susanne Wallin, Ikea Haparanda/Tornio

Local media are invited to Sverigefinska folkhögskolan in Haparanda at 10.00 CET (11.00 Finnish time, 12.00 Moscow time).

Other media can follow the press conference online at Barents Reunion website.
Media not present at the press conference can ask questions either by mail or using this website.

The press conference will be held in Swedish and Finnish.
Questions can be asked and will be answered in Swedish, Finnish or Russian.

Telephone interviews directly after the press conference (est. 11.00 CET):
Sven-Erik Bucht, mayor of Haparanda: + 46 705 619 252 (Swedish)
Raimo Ronkanen, mayor of Tornio: +358 405 582 202 (Finnish)
Malcolm Dixelius, Barents Reunion board: +46 704 222 650 (Russian).

 

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