Nominate a Baltic Sea Hero

Persons or organizations that in various ways and on various levels contribute to improving the state of the Baltic Sea can be nominated for the Baltic Sea Fund’s award. It may involve work with practical and/or technical solutions to environmental problems. It can be about people or organizations that are active in science and research, in some environmental movement or in cultural life or as administrators and decision makers in both business and public administration. The nominees must represent one of the nine Baltic states.

Anyone can nominate for the Baltic Sea Fund’s award. The nomination is made in Swedish or English and it must clearly state what the candidate has achieved and what significance it has had for the environment in the Baltic Sea.

The Baltic Sea Prize is given to a person or organization that contributes to improving the condition of the Baltic Sea through practical or technical solutions to environmental problems, who are active in, for example, science and research or in any environmental movement, administrators or decision-makers in business or public administration .

The Lasse Wiklöf prize is given to a Nordic parliamentarian who has worked to improve the situation and who in his work has shown solid knowledge, great commitment and strong action.

The Youth Award is given to a person, group or organization that has contributed in an exemplary way and with great commitment to drawing attention to the state of the Baltic Sea

The Åland Award is given to an Åland actor who worked for the Baltic Sea

Self-nominations are not accepted.

The nomination is made in Swedish or English no later than February 24, 2023 via the Baltic Sea Fund’s website or via mail

In the nomination, it must be clearly stated what the candidate has achieved and what significance it has had for the environment in the Baltic Sea. Feel free to attach documentation that explains and expresses support for the candidate’s work.

All received nominations are administered and processed by the Baltic Sea Fund. Submitted information is treated confidentially, but the fund reserves the right to publish the names of the submitted proposals.

Nomination of Award Winner 2023

Submit your nomination to Östersjöfonden by 24 february 2023.

  • Details of the nominee

  • Describe with a maximum of 500 words the nominee's achievements in his or her's field of work in recent years. Please describe the most significant achievements in relation to the award and its context. When nominating a person, the CV can be sent by mail . The additional information may not exceed 10 pages.

  • Details of the person nominating