Green Cities Fit for Life

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Press Releases

23 June 2016: Announcement of European Green Capital 2018 and European Green Leaf 2017
European Commission rewards cities of Nijmegen and Galway for their commitment to a better urban environment.

3 May 2016: Finalists announced
Shortlisted cities for European Green Capital 2018 & European Green Leaf 2017 announced; next application cycle launched

9 February 2016: Handover Ceremony

Ljubljana becomes European Green Capital 2016

9 November 2015: 7 cities apply for European Green Capital Award 2018 and 10 cities for European Green Leaf 2016

EGCA Applicant Cities for 2018 & EGL 2016 Applicant Cities Announced

18 June 2015: Announcement of European Green Capital 2017  & European Green Leaf Laureates.

Essen wins European Green Capital Award 2017

Mollet del Vallès announced as an inaugural European Green Leaf 2015

Torres Vedras announced as an inaugural European Green Leaf 2015

3 June 2015: Launch of the 2018 European Green Capital Award and the European Green Leaf 2016

Launch of the 2018 European Green Capital Award and the European Green Leaf 2016

6 May 2015: Shortlist for European Green Leaf 2015

Shortlist for European Green Leaf 2015

8 April 2015: European Green Leaf Applicant Cities for 2015

European Green Leaf Applicant Cities 2015

8 April 2015: Shortlist for European Green Capital 2017

Shortlist for European Green Capital Award 2017

8 December 2014: European Green Capital Handover to Bristol 2015 

EGCA handover to Bristol 2015

24 October 2014: 12 Cities Apply for the European Green Capital Award 2017

EGCA Applicant Cities for 2017

24 June 2014: Ljubljana European Green Capital 2016

Ljubljana is the European Green Capital 2016
European Commission RAPID Press Release

04 June 2014: Call for 2017 European Green Capital Award Applications Now Open!

EGCA 2017 Launch of call for applications
European Commission Expresso

03 April 2014: European Green Capital Award 2016 – Shortlist Announcement

Shortlist for European Green Capital 2016