If your city is interested in applying to become a European Green Capital, the call to find the winning city for 2016 was launched on 17th June 2013. The current call for applications with close at 13.00 CET on October 17th 2013. The process of selecting the award winners is described below.
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.
Expert Panel Technical Assessment Report – Award Cycle 2015
Jury Report – Award Cycle 2015
Applicant Workshop (August 2012)
Evaluation Panel Report – Award Cycle 2014
Jury Report – Award Cycle 2014
Good Practice Report – Award Cycle 2014
2012 & 2013 Cycle
Evaluation Panel Report – Award Cycle 2012 & 2013
Jury Report – Award Cycle 2012 & 2013
Environmental Best Practice & Benchmarking Report – Award Cycle 2012 & 2013
2010 & 2011 Cycle
Evaluation Panel Report – Award Cycle 2010 & 2011
Jury Report – Award Cycle 2010 & 2011
Best Practice Catalogue – Award Cycle 2010 & 2011
Analysis Report – Award Cycle 2010 & 2011