Today more than two thirds of Europeans live in towns and cities. Urban areas concentrate most of the environmental challenges facing our society but also bring together commitment and innovation to resolve them. The European Green Capital Award has been conceived to promote and reward these efforts. Find Out More

Indicators for urban green infrastructure

To assist cities in developing their green infrastructure strategies further, the European Environmental Agency (EEA) has developed a number of GI indicators, displayed on their recently launched interactive map.... read more

Shortlist announced for European Green Capital 2019 and European Green Leaf 2018 Awards

Five cities make EGCA 2019 shortlist with three cities shortlisted for EGL 2018. ... read more

Energy Cities Annual Conference ‘2050 starts today’

26th Apr 2017 - 28th Apr 2017

The conference will examine policy choices which influence stakeholder involvement in energy democracy, funding of local and low-carbon energy projects and transfer of powers to local levels. read more

Velo-city 2017

13th Jun 2017 - 16th Jun 2017

With renowned global speakers, an exciting social program and numerous excursions the conference promises to be the biggest yet. read more