St. Peter-Ording took first place in the competition “Capital of Fair Trade” for the first time. The coastal town was honoured for its commitment to fair trade and fair procurement on 5 October 2023 in the presence of the Parliamentary State Secretary of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
On 12 September 2023, Dr Anke Butscher presented the draft mission statement of the municipality of Hagen im Bremischen to the municipality’s economic and structural development committee. The mission statement was developed together with a cross-factional working group. Now the citizens are asked to send back their ideas and suggestions.