CIPRA’s Future in the Alps Competition
CIPRA, the International Commission for the Protection of the Alps, has awarded prizes worth a total of €160,000 to eight outstanding projects aimed at sustainable development in the Alpine region. The awards for the Future in the Alps Competition were presented at CIPRA’s annual conference in Brig/CH on 22 September 2005.
The six main prizes were endowed with prize money of €25,000 each. CIPRA also awarded two special prizes, each worth €5,000. Three prizes went to projects from Austria (Salzburg, Tyrol, Vorarlberg), two to projects from Italy (Friuli, South Tyrol), with one prize each for projects from Germany (Allgäu), Slovenia and Switzerland (Grisons). The international jury had drawn up a shortlist of 15 other projects from the more than 570 projects submitted.
Climate competition cc.alps
At an award-giving ceremony held in Bern/CH on November 6th 2008, CIPRA announced the winners of its pan-alpine cc.alps competition for outstanding projects in the field of climate protection. Seven municipalities, companies and organisations received prizes worth a total of 100,000 euros from the meteorologist Thomas Bucheli and CIPRA President Dominik Siegrist. More