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Strait of Kvarken - A region’s flagship project wins international award

The project Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor has won the international Sail of Papenburg Award 2016.

The Award is granted annually by the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) in order to encourage cross-border cooperation. The first "Sail of Papenburg" award was bestowed in 2002. The winner must exhibit exemplary cooperation in an international context.

The 2016 award was presented to Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor in Liberec in the Czech Republic on 23 September, during the AEBR’s annual meeting.

Midway Alignment’s candidacy was proposed and submitted by the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia together with the Kvarken Council.

 

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