BRYC Annual Event on 4th December 2021

Register before 1st December

On Saturday, December 4th 2021, Barents Regional Youth Council BRYC will arrange its annual event. This is the most important event that BRYC organizes annually. These events are open for all the youth from Barents member regions according registrations. Before the unfortunate pandemic hit the Barents region, the BRYC annual event circulated among member regions in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Russia.

This year, the event will still be hosted digitally, which will, as a silver lining to the cloud, make it easier for everyone interested to attend. he title of this year’s annual event it “Voices of indigenous youth in Barents”. BRYC wants to use this opportunity to raise awareness around issues linked to indigenous youth in the region by highlighting indigenous projects and organizations, creating cross-border dialogue and hosting a creative workshop. By working together we aim to help improve the living conditions for indigenous youth in the Barents Region.

The event registration will be open until December 1st. Check out the annual event site for more information and for the registration link.

Visit the event site!

What is BRYC?

BRYC was established in February 2004 to promote the interests of young people living in the Barents Region. Our mission is to strengthen people-to-people cooperation among youth and empower young people to be active participants of their societies. BRYC’s five core values are: Cooperation, tolerence, reliability, fairness and respect.

The youth council consists of 15 members from representing each of the 14 member regions of the Barents Cooperation as well as one person representing indigenous youth. The current chairperson is Daria Makhotina, who you may reach at Kainuu is represented by BRYC member Jonna Kyllönen,

BRYC is coordinated/ supported by Elizaveta Vassilieva at the Norwegian Barents secretariat, At the international Barents secretariat in Kirkenes, Norway, there is also an appointed Youth, Education and Culture Adviser Päivi Kuvaja,

You’ll find more information as well as the links to BRYC social media channels on BRYC site.

The BRYC annual event will be followed by the BRYC Annual Meeting on Sunday 5th of December. At that meeting, for example the elections for BRYC board will take place. More information about the annual meeting will be provided for the members soon.

Go to BRYC Site