Each year, the 112 Awards Ceremony rewards outstanding individuals and organisations particularly engaged in improving public safety across Europe. In 2018, the winners were honoured at the 112 Awards Ceremony, organised in conjunction with the EENA Conference in Ljubljana.

Emergency services and citizens from all over Europe were celebrated for their outstanding contributions to saving lives.

We would like to congratulate all of this year’s awardees and thank them for inspiring all of us with their actions!

Winners of the 112 awards 2018

Outstanding Tech for Safety

The Search and Rescue Team
Dalvik, Iceland

Remarkable Emergency Response

The London Emergency Services
United Kingdom

Outstanding Rescue Service


Honorary Award

Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief
Ministry of Defence, Slovenia

Lifetime Achievement

Mr. Boštjan Tavcar
Head of the Notification Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief

Call Taker of the Year

Ms. Hannah Karlsson & Ms. Ulrika Lindström
SOS Alarm, Sweden

Best International Cooperation

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism
Fighting against forest fires in the EU, Summer 2017

Unit Award

Mr. Sérgio Lourenço
Associação de Bombeiros Voluntários de Pedrógão Grande, Portugal, on behalf of all Portuguese firefighters

Inspirational Role Model

Sarah and Yusra Mardini