Welcome to international seminars on Forests, Waste management and Circular Economy and the Arctic Awards Ceremony

Karelia and Kolarctic cross-border cooperation programmes that are funded by the European Union are organising international seminars in Oulu. The objective of the events is to bring together projects and people interested in Forests and Waste mangement and Circular Economy to highlight project results and discuss the future needs and opportunities.

You find more information about the event ”View to the Arctic Forests” here

You find more information about the event Circular economy and waste management in the Arctic here

It is also time to celebrate the three Arctic Awards finalists and discover who is the winner of the 2022 Arctic Awards. The Arctic Awards is an annual project competition designed to highlight exceptional projects focusing on topics of particular relevance to the Arctic area.

Welcome to the Arctic Award ceremony in Oulu 25.1.2023 at 18.00-21.00 🥳

PROGRAMME 25.1.2023 at 18.00-21.00

“What kind of green innovation 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 – the story of the Arctic Awards

Arctic Awards 2022 – The finalists pitch to gain the last votes in the room

Announcement of the winner!

Musical entertainment and refreshments

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

More information about the three Arctic Awards finalist projects and competition can be found here. Remember to vote for your favourite project!