Wednesday 17th February 2021
|12:30||Conference video premiere|
|Mayor’s welcome||Pål Gabrielsen, Acting Mayor of Sør-Varanger|
|The geopolitical Barents|
|Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Norway)|
|Aili Keskitalo, President of the Sami Parliament (Norway))|
|Ann Linde, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Sweden)|
|Pekka Haavisto, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Finland)|
|Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Russia)|
|Perspectives on security policy in the Barents Region||Eirik Kristoffersen, Norwegian Army General|
|Julie Wilhelmsen, researcher NUPI (TBC)|
|Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, researcher UIT|
|Open borders and people-to-people-cooperation||The documentary “Puckers”
Discussions with the makers and heroes of the TV-series Puckers.
Eilif Bremer Landsend and Kristian Sønvinsen Bye from NRK. William Sjøstrand og Claus Bergersen from Kirkenes Puckers
Russian General Consul to Kirkenes.
|Thorvald Stoltenberg Award||Presented by Emil Aas Stoltenberg.
The grandson of Thorvald.