Green Cities Fit for Life

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EGL Key Dates

The call for applications to the 2018 EGL is now closed

Applicant cities should make note of the following key dates for the 2018 European Green Leaf cycle:

  • 3rd May 2016 – Launch of call for applications for the European Green Leaf 2018
  • 13th June 2016 – Online workshop for EGL applicant cities
  • 3rd November 2016 – Close of call for 2018 EGL Applications
  • November 2016 to March 2017 – Expert panel assessment of 2018 EGL Applications
  • Early April 2017 – Announcement of 2018 EGL shortlisted cities
  • 31st May – 1st June – Presentations and Jury assessment
  • 2nd June 2017 – 2019 European Green Capital and 2018 European Green Leaf Awards ceremony in Essen, Germany

If you would like more information on the European Green Leaf competition, please send an email to: