Between the ministerial meetings, the Committee of Senior Officials organizes the work of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council.

Over the past years also the Prime Ministers, Ministers of Environment, Transport, Culture and Competitiveness have gathered to discuss topical issues in the Barents region. In November 2019 Norway hosted the first Barents Health Ministers' Meeting.

The meeting documents and joint declarations can be found here.

The XVII BEAC Foreign Ministers' Session took place in Umeå (SE), October 4, 2019.