Best ENPI Videos awarded in Milan

ENPI CBC Karelia project „Eco-efficient tourism!” got a professional jury award and second best in public voting in the Video competition „Border issues, border solutions” that was organized by INTERACT and the European Commission in the honour of the European Cooperation Day 2014.  Awards were handed during the kick-off event of the EC Day on 16 September. Event was hosted by Lombardy Region representing 2014 Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.  19 videos were submitted for the ENPI category of the contest.

Review of ENPI category awards

Jury award and second best in public voting


The Eco-efficient Tourism project was implemented in the Republic of Karelia during the past 2 years in the framework of the Karelia ENPI CBC Programme. Experts from Russia and Finland were jointly deciding how to make the Republic and border areas more developed and attractive for tourists. This video presents the results of joint international work.



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Video of the Estonia-Latvia-Russia CBC Project „EstRusFortTour-2” is ranked as second best


Estonia-Latvia-Russia CBC Programme promo video is ranked as third best by professionals.

People’s choice award



A young illegal immigrant is about to be taken back to his country of origin by force. As he is being taken to the port, he looks out of the car window and he imagines himself writing a letter to his mother for Mother's Day. As he is left powerless in this situation, he thinks back to his childhood; he looks to his mother for guidance.

This thought-provoking video highlights one major issue concerning the EU’s external borders.

Human trafficing - corss border problem - third best by public voting

Photo Gallery of the Awarding Ceremony and Event.

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Meanwhile, ENPI Estonia-Latvia-Russia CBC Programme produced its new Promotional Video, PART II reflecting the closing phase of projects and programme and presenting cooperation results.

Enjoy watching it here