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Award Winners 2022

Östersjöfonden has been awarding persons and organisations for significant and prominent efforts for the Baltic Sea environment since 1990. In total, nearly one million euro has been awarded to over 100 persons and organisations over the years.

Baltic Sea Award 2022

Foreningen for skånsamt kystfiskeri

The Association for Gentle Coastal Fishing from Denmark is awarded 20,000 euros for its work for sustainable coastal fishing. The association advocates gentle fishing gear such as nets, nets and hooks and distances itself from…
The Youth Award 2022

Luisa Neubauer

Luisa Neubauer from Germany is awarded 5,000 euros for her commitment to preventing global warming. Luisa Neubauer is a climate activist and a leading figure for the Fridays for Future movement, and has fought to…
Lasse Wiklöf Award 2022

The Lasse Wiklöf prize is awarded to a Nordic parliamentarian who has worked extra hard to improve the state of the Baltic Sea. An important criterion is that one has contributed to enabling concrete political…
Åland Award 2022

Linnea Segersvärd, Tobias Braun och Emma Kraufvelin

Emma Kraufvelin, Linnea Segersvärd and Tobias Braun from Godby high school's school catering are awarded 3,000 euros for their commitment to locally produced and organic food. They have close contact with the Åland producers and…

The Award Ceremony 2021

Welcome to our digital Award Ceremony! Take part in our Award Winners work and fantastic music performed by Åland Voice of Finland stars Emilia Alm and Walle Wahlsten and the Swedish starartist Helen Sjöholm.

Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Martti Ahtisaari

Patron of the Foundation

“Peace and security in society also requires a balance in nature. The pressure man causes the environment becomes more apparent every day that passes. Each of us must ensure that we act in a manner ensuring safe living conditions for future generations. It is important to encourage public authorities, researchers, representatives of the business community and citizens to save the Baltic Sea, which is close to us. I appreciate the Baltic Sea Fund’s work and am happy to be able to act as Patron of this foundation. “