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Awards and prizes

2006
Climate Capital of Germany (German environmental aid)

2006
Entente Florale Germany/ Gold medal (Central Association of Horticulture, German Association of Cities, German Association of Towns and Municipalities, German Tourism Association)

2005
European Energy Award in Gold (European Forum European Energy Award)

2005
Bicycle capital city (ADFC / BUND)

2004
LivCom-Award (UNEP – United Nations Environmental Programs and IFPRA – International Federation of Park and Recreation Administration)

2004
The most children-friendly city in Germany ("A heart for children" initiative)

2004 (and 1991)
Bicycle capital city (ADAC / ADFC)

2004
Amongst the top ten "cities willing to make reforms in Germany" (Initiative of Neue Soziale Marktwirtschaft und WirtschaftsWoche)

2004 and 2003
Came second in the "Solar Landesliga NRW für Großstädte" ("solar federal state league of North Rhine Westphalia for cities" (State of North Rhine Westphalia)

2003
Local Agenda Best Practice Project: Renovation of old buildings' subsidies programme

2003
Local Agenda Best Practice Project: Saving energy and waste at schools and nursery schools' project

2003
Local Agenda Best Practice Project: Energy and climate protection inventory

2002
Gold medal in the national competition "Allotment in urban development": Garden Am Lammerbach (Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing)

2001
National champion with the "münster.mobil" concept at the 13th ADAC cities competition with respect to the issue of the "accessibility of city centres" in the field of "New approaches, visions, concepts"

2001
Gold badge in the state competition "Allotments in North Rhine Westphalia": Allotment Am Lammerbach: Silver badges: Allotments Hansa und Lebensfreude Post (Ministry for Environment and Nature Protection, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of North Rhine Westphalia)

2000
Award for the best advertising concept with respect to the climate protection 2000 (Climate Alliance and State of North Rhine Westphalia)

2000 and 1999
Several awards for the implementation of urban development projects (State of North Rhine Westphalia)

1999
International award for the "Local Agenda 21" process

1999
1st Prize in the "Customer information" assessment category within the framework of the VCD National competition "Royal conditions in trains and buses"

1998
Online capital

1998
Gold medal in the national competition "Gardens in urban development": Münster Ost allotment (Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing)

1997
"Climate capital of Münster" National champion in the area of climate protection (German environmental aid) in cooperation with the German convention of municipal authorities

1997
1st prize as the most bicycle-friendly city (Stiftung Warentest)


© Stadt Münster, 2006