On January 20, civil society makers of the year were revealed. The president Alar Karis presented the recognition at a ceremony which was held in the Tallinn Botanical Garden. Congratulations!
Here are the most outstanding people and organizations of civil society in 2022:
Initiative of the year – for Ukraine! (Cultural Center of Ukraine, Estonian Refugee Council, Mondo)
Person with a mission – Jiří Krejčí (Tartu Correctional Cellar)
Action of the year – Contribution of Niine 2 refugee center volunteers – representatives Hannele Känd, Elina Pähklimägi, Sten Svetljakov, Kaili Must, Aljona Eesmaa and Marita Keskküla
Company of the year – Smartful Growth OÜ
The company that promoted voluntary activities – FudLoop OÜ
Volunteers of the year – Nataliia Lohozynska, Kristi Sillart, Rasmus Aaslaid, Hannele Känd, Daria Dmitrijeva, Katrin Sisask, Kristi Kivisild, Liis Sepp, Peeter Arro, Tauno Rahnu, Uuno Eiber, Liidia Post, Ago Kokser, Toomas Roolaid
People who promoted inclusion of the volunteers – Merit Laan (Red Cross, Viljandi), Pille Lend (Estonian Red Cross Pärnumaa Society), Merike Puura (Estonian Open Air Museum).