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“Our core values are tolerance, cooperation, reliability, justice and love, as a basis of everything we do!”
The council consists of one youth representative from each county, oblast, republic and okrug in the region and one representative for indigenous youth.
The members of the council are working towards strengthening the youth cooperation in the Barents region. The members are either elected by the youth council in their region or chosen by their county administration based on the following criteria:
He or she must have an age fitting the category ”youth” (over 18 and under 30 years), speak English, have knowledge about youth issues in their region, and be interested in international cooperation.