Arctic Awards ceremony

Day of event: 25.01 - 25.01 Schedule: 18:00-21:00 Location: Lapland Hotel Oulu


The Arctic Awards is an annual project competition designed to highlight exceptional projects focusing on topics of particular relevance to the Arctic area. The objective of the Arctic Award is to identify good practice, promote Arctic cross- border collaboration, and raise awareness among projects of each other. The Arctic Award winner is selected from projects funded by five Arctic programmes – Northern Periphery & Arctic Programme, Interreg Botnia – Atlantica, Interreg Nord, Kolarctic CBC programmes, and Karelia CBC programme

It’s time to celebrate the three Arctic Awards finalists and discover who is the winner of the 2022 Arctic Awards!

The event takes place in Lapland Hotel, Oulu, and is a side event to two seminars: View to the Arctic Forests is an international seminar on forest-related project results in the north on Wednesday 25th January  and Circular economy and waste management in the Arctic a seminar on circular economy and waste management related project results on Thursday 26th January.

Arctic Awards Ceremony 25.1.2023 –

Opening of the event and welcome
Kirsti Mijnhijmer, Interreg NPA Head of Secretariat and Ms Riikka Holster, Kolarctic CBC Programme Manager 

What kind of green innovations and new opportunities young people want for a sustainable life in the Arctic (online)
Tinna Hallgrímsdóttir, Chair of the Icelandic Youth Environmental Association

The importance of Cooperating in the Arctic
Ambassador Jari Vilén, Chair of the Committee of Senior Officials of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (CSO)

Throwback Arctic Awards and Arctic Awards 2022
An brief story of the Arctic Awards and special edition Arctic Awards 2022

The Arctic Awards 2022 Finalists
Last chance for the finalists to gain the votes in the room: 
Wasteless KareliasGRUDE and FAIR will present their success stories and vision. 

The voting closes for the announcement of the winner!  

Musical entertainment and refreshments


Please note that the registration for the Arctic Awards ceremony is closed.  

Remember to vote for your favourite project on before 25th January 16.00 EET.

More information about the three Arctic Awards finalist projects and competition can be found here.

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