List of civil awards and decorations

This list of civil awards and decorations is a partial index to articles about notable civil awards and decorations. It excludes Law enforcement awards and honors and ecclesiastical decorations, which are covered by separate lists. See Category:Civil awards and decorations by country for a more complete list by country.

GeneralEdit

Country Award Venue / sponsor Notes
Europe AE-COPSD European Police Cross of Honor (Croix d’Honneur du Policier Européen) European Association of Bodies and Public Organizations of Security and Defense Valor or Meritorious Service[1]
United States Barnard Medal for Meritorious Service to Science Columbia University Meritorious service to science[2]
United States Freedom Medal Church of Scientology Bringing greater freedom to mankind[3]
United States Freedom Medal of Valor Church of Scientology Humanitarian work of a larger global scale[4]
Albania National Flag Order President of Albania Extraordinary contributions for the sublimation of the Albanian nation and Albania[5]
International Order for the International Merit of Blood International Federation of Blood Donor Organizations Personalities who made a special contribution to promote the regular, anonymous, voluntary, non-remunerated gift of blood in the world[6]
Zambia Order of the Eagle of Zambia Zambia Grand Commander, Grand Officer, Officer and Member[7]
Philippines Outstanding Manilan Award City of Manila Business, communications, diplomacy, finance, public service and spiritual leadership[8]
North Korea People's Prize People's Prize Awarding Commission Best achievements in creative fields[9]
Sweden Right Livelihood Award Right Livelihood Award Foundation Practical and exemplary solutions to the most urgent challenges facing the world today[10]
United States Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership American University School of Public Affairs U.S. Federal government executive leadership[11][12]

Fire service awards and honorsEdit

Country Award Notes
United States Arthur B. Guise Medal Awarded by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers for eminent achievement in the advancement of the science and technology of fire protection engineering[13]
Australia Australian Fire Service Medal Distinguished service[14]
United Kingdom Colonial Fire Brigades Long Service Medal Long service in the fire services of the colonies and overseas territories of the United Kingdom[15][16][17][18]
United Kingdom Fire Brigade Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Long service[19]
Canada Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal Long service[20]
Soviet Union Medal "For Courage in a Fire" Deeds of courage and of leadership while fighting fires[21][22]
New Zealand New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Long service[23]
United Kingdom Queen's Fire Service Medal Distinguished service or gallantry[24]

Honorary citizensEdit

Country Award Notes
United Kingdom Freedom of the City of Aberdeen
Afghanistan List of honorary citizens of Afghanistan
United States List of honorary citizens of Baltimore
Australia List of honorary citizens of Bathurst
United Kingdom Honorary Freedom of the City of Birmingham
Canada List of Keys to the City in Canada List of cites by province
Chechnya List of honorary citizens of Chechnya
United Kingdom Freedom of the City of Belfast
Ireland Freedom of the City of Dublin
Germany List of honorary citizens of Hamburg
United Kingdom List of Freemen of the City of Manchester
United Kingdom List of Freemen of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom List of Freemen of the City of Liverpool
United Kingdom Freedom of the City of London
Russia List of honorary citizens of Moscow
Germany List of honorary citizens of Munich
Austria List of honorary citizens of Salzburg
Bosnia and Herzegovina List of honorary citizens of Sarajevo
North Macedonia List of honorary citizens of Skopje
Bulgaria List of honorary citizens of Sofia
Croatia List of honorary citizens of Split
Israel List of honorary citizens of Tel Aviv
United States List of Keys to the City in the United States List of cities by state
Malta List of honorary citizens of Valletta
Austria List of honorary citizens of Vienna
Lithuania List of honorary citizens of Vilnius

Polar explorationEdit

Country Award Venue / sponsor Notes
United States Arctic "A" Device United States Armed Forces Service within the Arctic Circle
Norway Antarctic Medal Sixth Norwegian Antarctic Expedition
United States Antarctica Service Medal United States Armed Forces Service in Antarctica
Australia Australian Antarctic Medal Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions
United States Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal United States Coast Guard Service within the Arctic Circle
United States Jeannette Medal Jeannette expedition 1879–1881 attempt to reach the North Pole
Norway Maudheim medal Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Expedition
United Kingdom Polar Medal Monarchy of the United Kingdom Extreme human endeavour against the appalling weather and conditions that exist in the Arctic and Antarctic
United States United States Antarctic Expedition Medal United States Antarctic Service Expedition

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AECOPSD : Association Européenne de membres de Corps et Organismes Publics de Sécurité et de Défense : Les Décorations, AECOPSD, retrieved 2020-01-28
  2. ^ "Report on the F. A. P. Barnard Medal". Annual Report - National Academy of Sciences: 67. 1908. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  3. ^ Church of Scientology. "Freedom Medal Winners". Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  4. ^ Ortega, Tony. "Tom Cruise shows up with his Scientology 'Freedom Medal of Valor' in London". Retrieved 4 November 2018.
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  6. ^ Order for International Merit of Blood, FIODS, retrieved 2020-01-28
  7. ^ "Zambia: Order of the Eagle of Zambia". Medals.org.uk. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  8. ^ Macairan, Evelyn (2011-06-26). "STAR president honored as Outstanding Manilan". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  9. ^ Robert A. Scalapino; Chong-Sik Lee (1972). Communism in Korea: The society. University of California Press. p. 1395. ISBN 978-0-520-02274-4.
  10. ^ Ministry for Foreign Affairs (26 September 2013). "The 2013 Right Livelihood Laureates announced". Government Offices of Sweden. Archived from the original on 3 March 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
  11. ^ "Norman A. Carlson Received Jones Award", American Journal of Correction, 40, p. 34, 1978, retrieved November 4, 2013
  12. ^ Frances Sauve (April 30, 1981), American University's Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership will be presented May 9, The Washington Post
  13. ^ "Arthur B. Guise". Society of Fire Protection Engineers. Archived from the original on 19 February 2015. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  14. ^ Australian Fire Service Medal, It's an Honour, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Government
  15. ^ "No. 45518". The London Gazette. 11 November 1971. p. 12241.
  16. ^ "No. 41285". The London Gazette (Supplement). 14 January 1958. p. 365.Confirms separate Fire Brigade and Police medals.
  17. ^ "No. 60172". The London Gazette. 14 June 2012. p. 11416.
  18. ^ Legislation.gov.uk (2011). "British Overseas Territories Act 2002". The National Archives.(Accessed 18 January 2019)
  19. ^ "No. 56878". The London Gazette (Supplement). 17 March 2003. p. 3352.
  20. ^ FIRE SERVICES EXEMPLARY SERVICE MEDAL REGULATIONS (PDF). Ottawa: The Chancellery of Honours. 2006. pp. 2–7. ISBN 9781100540337.
  21. ^ "Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 31, 1957" (in Russian). Legal Library of the USSR. 1957-10-31. Retrieved 2012-04-22.
  22. ^ "Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of July 18, 1980 № 2523-X" (in Russian). Legal Library of the USSR. 1980-07-18. Retrieved 2012-04-22.
  23. ^ "The New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service and Good Conduct Medal". New Zealand Legislation. Parliamentary Counsel Office. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  24. ^ "It's An Honour has a new home". Itsanhonour.gov.au. Retrieved 12 October 2017.