Decoration of Honour of the Land
The Lower Saxony Medal of Merit for exemplary services to their neighbour can be awarded to volunteers who have put themselves at the service of their fellow human beings in an exemplary manner under personal commitment. The State Medal is awarded as the highest award to personalities who have rendered outstanding services to the state of Lower Saxony through extraordinary achievements.
Who should I contact?
The Lower Saxony State Chancellery is responsible for processing suggestions for awards with regard to the Lower Saxony Medal of Merit.
The State Chancellery also deals with suggestions for orders in connection with the Order of Merit of Lower Saxony and the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Federal Cross of Merit).
are carried out in Lower Saxony, inter alia, by awarding
- the Lower Saxony Sports Medal,
- the medal for rescuing people from mortal danger,
- the Decoration of Honour for Merit in Fire-Extinguishing and
- of flag bands.
There is also an honour for marriage and age anniversaries.
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