Award letter 2023

Svalbard’s environmental protection fund has received the final award letter for 2023 from the Ministry of Climate and Environment (KLD).


When processing applications and allocating, the Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund shall in 2023 prioritize projects such as:


• contributes to ensuring that tourism in Svalbard is in line with the environmental goals for Svalbard and is channeled to the areas around the larger local communities in the Isfjorden area

• increases knowledge about the impact of climate change and/or the overall burden of human activity on the natural environment and cultural heritage

• promotes measures to safeguard cultural heritage

• contributes to the prevention and reduction of pollution, waste and marine litter

• promotes circular economy