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The University's campus , accredited for the fifth consecutive year with the Green Flag Award

This park, the largest in Pamplona, has been recognized as one of the best green areas in Europe.

29 | 09 | 2022

The campus of the University of Navarra has received for the fifth consecutive year the international Green Flag Award, granted by the institution Keep Britain Tidy, for the management of parks and green spaces. It is also a recognition of the way in which users, the university community and citizens in general, enjoy and use it responsibly, taking care of the environment and making it accessible to all. With 113 hectares, it is the largest park in Pamplona. 

The accreditation places campus as one of the best parks in Europe for the level of excellence of its management. The 2022 edition of the Green Flag Award has recognized a total of 2,418 sites from 17 countries. In addition to the University of Navarra, Spain includes the Water Park in Zaragoza, the campus of the University of Huesca, the Quevedo Park in León and the La Granja Park in León. 

4,190 trees of 173 species

Pamplona's campus has more than 4,190 trees of 173 different species, as well as a variety of shrubs and a botanical route that can be followed while walking. It also includes a 5-kilometer circular running circuit.

The Green Flag Award is an initiative of Keep Britain Tidy which, together with network of national operators, manages the program in several countries. It is an international not-for-profit accreditation that highlights good practice in parks and green spaces. Carl McClean, General Manager of development International Green Flag Award, wanted to send a message to all the award winners: "Congratulations to everyone involved in achieving the award and for continuing to raise the bar. It is important that we all emphasize the vital role that parks and green spaces play in our communities, for our health and for the environment".