Open position at the International Barents Secretariat in Kirkenes!

Open position as Indigenous and Youth Adviser at the International Barents Secretariat

Published 07.06.2022

The International Barents Secretariat in Kirkenes, Norway, is seeking a candidate for the position of an Indigenous and Youth Adviser for a period of two and a half years, starting in September 2022.

The main responsibilities will be to co-ordinate the work in the field of indigenous and youth issues within the Barents co-operation, to assist the IBS in providing support to the Working Group of Indigenous Peoples and the Barents Regional Youth Council, and to assist in preparing the Indigenous Summit.

The position is a secondment, financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.

Deadline for application: end of day (CEST) 1 July 2022.
The full advertisement can be found via this link >>


Requests concerning the position can be addressed to:

Markus Karlsen, Head of International Barents Secretariat.
E-mail: markus@barents-council.org / Phone: +47 98 10 60 41 , or

Jari Vilén, Finnish Barents Ambassador, MFA of Finland and Finnish Presidency of BEAC
E-mail: jari.vilen@formin.fi / Phone: +358 50 529 6321