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

Citizens of Nijmegen Celebrate the Launch of their Windpark

December 19, 2016

Mayor Bruls of Nijmegen, European Green Capital 2018, officially opened a citizen initiated windpark.... read more

European Green Festive Events

December 19, 2016

It’s that “most wonderful time of the year” and across Europe a variety of festive events are taking place in our cities. ... read more

European Green Capital Handover Ceremony 2017

21st Jan 2017 - 22nd Jan 2017

The European Commission will hand over the title of European Green Capital from the 2016 holder, Ljubljana, to the city of Essen for 2017, at an official ceremony on Saturday 21 January 2017. read more