BarentsWatch • Director

Nina Vaaja has led BarentsWatch since August 2021. BarentsWatch is located in Tromsø and is a national, inter-agency initiative organized within the Coastal Administration of Norway. BarentsWatch collects, develops and shares information about Norwegian coastal and marine areas. The collected information is shared in a whole portfolio of different digital services.

Nina has throughout many years led the Arctic Council Secretariat, and before that she was with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, where she served as a diplomat in both Murmansk and Rome. Nina has also worked several years with Norway’s Arctic Policy.


The Global Space Conference on Climate Change 2023

23 May-25 May 2023

Oslo, Norway