Arctic Awards ceremony


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.


18.00 - 20.00 EET, Hotel Lapland, Oulu (Finland)

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 innovation and new opportunities young people want for a sustainable life in the Arctic" (online)
An inspirational talk by Tinna Hallgrímsdóttir, Chair of the Icelandic Youth Environmental Association

"The importance of Cooperating in the Arctic"
A keynote speech by 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 and
Last chance for the finalists to gain the votes in the room: Wasteless Karelias, GRUDE and FAIR will present their success stories and vision.

The voting closes for the announcement of the winner!

Musical entertainment and refreshments

Kindly registrate at on January the 19th, the latest. You can registrate also to the above-mentioned seminars using the same form.