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

‘Ljubljana. For You.’ Ljubljana Publishes Report Reflecting on its Year as European Green Capital 2016

As a way of reflecting on what it was like to be a European Green Capital and to share best practices, Ljubljana has recently published a report on its experience... read more

Call for applications for six environmental experts now closed

The European Commission is seeking experts on six environmental indicators to join the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Awards Expert Panel.... read more

European Mobility Week

16th Sep 2017 - 22nd Sep 2017

The theme this year, ‘Sharing gets you further’, promotes transport sharing to decrease the number of cars on the road. read more

International Cycling Conference 2017

19th Sep 2017 - 21st Sep 2017

ICC is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the interplay between transport, health, the environment, society and the economy.

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Green Surge International Conference 2017

20th Sep 2017 - 21st Sep 2017

This year will be the project’s final conference. It will bring together researchers, planners, decision-makers and practitioners to examine nature-based solutions and sustainable urban development. read more

7th IWA Conference on Odours and Air Emissions

25th Sep 2017 - 27th Sep 2017

The conference will take place in the Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer Management at Warsaw University of Technology. read more

Regions and Cities European Week Workshop

11th Oct 2017 - 11th Oct 2017

The workshop focuses on the question, ‘How can we set long-term sustainable urban strategies within the framework of short-term political cycles?’ read more