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

Mayors Adapt – Call for European cities to register for the new City Twinning project!

July 29, 2015

Mayors Adapt has launched an exciting new initiative to twin cities around Europe.... read more

Stockholm to go car-free for a day!

July 29, 2015

Daniel Helldén, Head of Stockholm’s Traffic Division, hopes that the car-free day will persuade people to choose alternative transport modes other than the private car.... read more

SER 2015 - Towards Resilient Ecosystems: Restoring the Urban, the Rural and the Wild

23rd Aug 2015 - 27th Aug 2015

The 6th World conference on Ecological Restoration will take place in Manchester, England, from the 23rd - 27th August 2015. read more

World Water Week 2015

25th Aug 2015 - 28th Aug 2015

SIWI (Stockholm International Water Institute) will host World Water Week 2015 in Stockholm, the first European Green Capital, Sweden from 23rd – 28th August 2015. read more