Icelander wins public vote – 15 finalists selected

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public vote winner thinkeatsaveMs. Thordis Claessen, graphic designer from Iceland has won the public vote in the Think.Eat.Save – Nordic Ad Competition on Food Waste. The fifteen finalists in the competition, have now been selected and the winner will be announced on 4 October 2013.

1st prize in the competition is a 5,000 Euro cash prize, the Nordic Council of Ministers Award.

UNRIC, the United Nations Regional Information Centre in Brussels organized the competition in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers in support of the UNEP campaign Think.Eat.Save – Reduce your Foodprint.

The 15 finalists will be displayed in many European cities and used in the UNEP campaign, including at the award handover ceremony which takes place during an event organized by Think.Eat.Save partners, Stop Spild Af Mad in Copenhagen, Denmark 4 October.

The competition received about 200 entries. In this competition, the UN called on creative people in the five Nordic countries, the Baltic States and the bordering regions of Russia to create an ad to raise awareness on the need to stop food waste.

Here are the ads that have been selected as finalists: