Green Cities Fit for Life

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Applying for the Award

The Call for Applications for the 2017 European Green Capital is now open. Interested cities are requested to register here to access the application docuemnts. The call will close 20 October at 13.00 CET.

The process of selecting the award winners is described below.

Online Application

All European cities that comply with the eligibility check may apply for the European Green Capital Award by submitting an online application form.

Click here to access the application form registration page.

Technical Assessment by Panel of Experts

All applications received are assessed by the Expert Panel. The panel’s final report is submitted to the Jury who shortlist a number of cities.

The Jury Decides

The shortlisted cities are invited to present their vision, action plan and communication strategy to the Jury.

Based on this hearing, the jury selects a winning city.  The winners are announced at an award ceremony.

Competitions Publications

Publications are prepared each cycle on the competition aspect of the European Green Capital Award. Each cycle a Technical Assessment Report, a Jury Report and a Good Practice Report are prepared and a selection of these reports from previous cycles are available for download in the Award Publications section.