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Events Archive 2013

12th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2013
16th Jan 2013 - 18th Jan 2013

January 16th – 18th, Salzburg, Austria The 12th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2013 is set to take place from January 16th-18th, 2013 in Salzburg, Austria. There will be over 500 experts from industry, authorities and academia in attendance who will be discussing and presenting the newest information and challenges facing the WEEE recycling business. WEEE stands for The Waste Electrical and Electronic ...
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TEDxNantes - “The Green City”
22nd Jan 2013

22nd January 2013, Nantes, France Nantes, the 2013 Green Capital, is to host a TEDx event on 22nd January in the central Lieu Unique (a former biscuit factory, now the centre for contemporary arts and music). The theme this year will be “The Green City” (La Ville Verte), and aims to address issues related to sustainable development, economics, urban ...
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Sustainable Energy Challenge for All: EU Regions meet Croatia in the EU
22nd Jan 2013

22nd January 2013, Brussels, Belgium Commission DG’s, MEP’s and Ministers will gather together on the 22nd January 2013 in Brussels along with managing directors of energy agencies and political representatives, in order to promote strong commitment in sustainable energy development. This free one-day event will showcase some of the most renowned energy agencies from across Europe including South-West England, Upper Austria, Berlin, ...
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Green Growth Forum: Fostering and Financing Green Innovation
25th Jan 2013

25th January 2013, Dublin, Ireland The Green Growth Forum will take place in Dublin's Convention Centre on January 25th, 2013. This event will bring together international experts and Ireland’s leaders in green finance, technology, energy and innovation to investigate how Ireland can be a leader in the low carbon economy. The event will feature high profile international keynote speakers who will offer ...
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Green Growth Forum: Fostering and Financing Green Innovation
25th Jan 2013

25th January 2013, Dublin, Ireland The Green Growth Forum will take place in Dublin's Convention Centre on January 25th, 2013. This event will bring together international experts and Ireland’s leaders in green finance, technology, energy and innovation to investigate how Ireland can be a leader in the low carbon economy. The event will feature high profile international keynote speakers who will offer ...
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Engaging Communities on Energy and Climate Change
31st Jan 2013

31st January 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland Talk Action is hosting the event Engaging Communities on Energy and Climate Change to investigate how communities and stakeholders can be engaged with to ensure the success of a project. The course will be attended by members of the climate change and energy industry, community workers, campaigners and activists.
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Bioeconomy in the EU: Achievements and Directions for the Future
14th Feb 2013 - 15th Feb 2013

14th -15th February 2013, Dublin, Ireland The European Commission in collaboration with the Irish Presidency is hosting a two-day conference entitled “Bioeconomy in the EU: achievements and directions for the future”. The conference falls one year after the launching of the EU’s Bioeconomy Strategy “Innovation for Sustainable Growth: a Bioeconomy for Europe” adopted in February 2012. The objective of ...
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12th National Bioenergy Conference: Utilising Ireland’s Natural Resource
21st Feb 2013

21st February 2013 Ireland is hosting its 12th National Bioenergy Conference, focusing on the topic ‘Utilising Ireland’s Natural Resource’. The event will be held on the 21st February in the Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny and is being run by the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA). Speakers which will be announced shortly on the IrBEA website will include Government representatives and experts in ...
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Engineers Week 2013, Bringing dreams to life
25th Feb 2013 - 3rd Mar 2013

25th February to 3rd March 2013, across Ireland Engineers Week will be celebrated across Ireland this month with a week long programme of nationwide events to highlight the world of engineering. Engineers Week aims to create a positive awareness and spark enthusiasm about engineering to citizens of all ages. The events will ...
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One Million Trees in One Day
1st Mar 2013 - 31st Mar 2013

March 2013, across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland One Million Trees in One Day is a cross-border environmental initiative which will plant a million young native trees across both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. This innovative initiative aims to develop woodlands in urban ...
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2013 ManagEnergy Award: Local Energy Action
8th Mar 2013

8th March 2013 (submission deadline) ManagEnergy has launched their annual award competition, inviting local and regional authorities as well as energy agencies to submit projects for the 2013 Local Energy Action Award. The initiative aims to reward outstanding energy actions at the local and regional level, acknowledging cases of good practice promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy use. A ...
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Sustainable mobility on a tight budget: Unlock growth opportunities for your city!
10th Mar 2013 - 12th Mar 2013

10th – 12th March 2013, Nantes, France Nantes, the 2013 European Green Capital is joining forces with the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and the Covenant of Mayors to host a conference on sustainable mobility this March. The conference will provide a platform to share best practices and explore successful aspects of sustainable mobility and public space ...
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Local Authorities Energy Day
19th Mar 2013

19th March 2013, Ghent, Belgium The 2nd Energy Day for Local Authorities will be hosted by Ghent, Belgium this month. The event invites policy makers, officials and anyone involved in aspects of energy policy and energy management to come together to focus on working towards a sustainable energy policy. Topics on the ...
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EU-Canada Going Green Conference: Making smart choices for a sustainable future
20th Mar 2013

20th March 2013, Montreal, Canada ‘Going Green’ will take place on Wednesday 20th March in the Palais Des Congres, Montreal. The conference will promote a positive image of the EU with a particular emphasis on efficient workable green technologies and the potential positive impact this brings to the economy. It is a one-day seminar that focuses on the green low-carbon economy. ...
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The 2013 European Green Capital Nantes will host the Salon Bois Energie and Biogaz Europe 2013 Exhibitions
20th Mar 2013 - 24th Mar 2013

20th to 24th of March 2013, Nantes, France The European Green Capital 2013 Nantes is hosting the Salon Bois Energie 2013 and Biogaz Europe 2013 exhibitions at the end of March. For the first time, both events will be running in parallel at the Exponantes Le Parc exposition centre.
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Towards Sustainable Mobility in European Cities: 2nd Multinational Knowledge Brokerage Event in Sustainable Mobility
21st Mar 2013 - 22nd Mar 2013

21st and 22nd of March 2013, Bratislava, Slovak Republic Towards Sustainable Mobility in European Cities Conference will take place on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st of March in the Hotel Danube, Bratislava. The event has been organised by the Institute for Forecasting Studies of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Slovak Ministry of the Environment. The conference ...
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“Water, water everywhere, only if we share” - World Water Day 2013
22nd Mar 2013

22nd March 2013, All over the world “Water, water everywhere, only if we share” is the slogan chosen from over 12,000 slogans submitted as part of a world-wide competition for the International World Water Day 2013, held annually on 22 March since 1993. World Water Day highlights a specific ...
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Vienna Energy Forum
28th Mar 2013 - 30th Mar 2013

28th to 30th March 2013, Vienna, Austria The 3rd Energy Forum will take place, as previously, at the Hofburg Imperial Palace in Vienna, Austria this month. The three-day event has been jointly organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and the International Institute for ...
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Sealing the deal on a greener CAP?
10th Apr 2013

10th April 2013, Ireland   Ireland will host a conference that aims to seal a deal between the European Parliament, Council and Commission on the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The event, entitled “Sealing the deal on a greener CAP”, has been organised by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and will be held on the 10th April in the
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Ireland and the 40 years of change
15th Apr 2013

15th of April 2013, Ireland In the recognition of the forty years since Ireland joined the European Union (then the European Economic Community) in 1973, the European Movement (EM) Ireland has launched the Ireland 40 Years of Change Bursary Award supported by KBC Bank Ireland. EM Ireland is a non-for-profit organisation that works to develop the connection between Ireland and ...
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7th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns
17th Apr 2013 - 19th Apr 2013

17th – 19th April 2013, Geneva, Switzerland ICLEI Europe and the ESCT Preparatory Committee are organising the 7th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns to be hosted by the City of Geneva this April. The conference will focus on governance and finance for sustainable development. Sessions will look into long-lasting solutions to the environmental, economic and social crises ...
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4th European Conference on "Renewable Heating and Cooling"
22nd Apr 2013 - 23rd Apr 2013

22nd and 23rd of April 2013, Dublin, Ireland The European Conference on “Renewable Heating and Cooling” is an annual conference that provides an exceptional opportunity to get into the latest technologies at the forefront of European renewable heating and cooling market development. This year’s conference will take place at The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland on the 22nd and 23rd of ...
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Building Green Bridges
22nd Apr 2013

22nd April 2013, Dublin, Ireland This April, Dublin is hosting an Informal Council Meeting of EU Environment Ministers focusing on the European Green Capital (EGC) initiative. The event is being organised under the Irish Presidency in the Dublin Castle. The Mayor from previous European Green Capital Award winning city Vitoria-Gasteiz, Mr. Javier Maroto Aranzabal, will attend the meeting –
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Creating a Smart Green City - Green Growth Opportunities
23rd Apr 2013

23rd April 2013, Dublin, Ireland The Green Economy Forum Annual Conference organised by the Dublin Chamber of Commerce will take place on 23rd April 2013 in the Croke Park Conference centre in Dublin. Green Growth Opportunities for cities will be examined as part of this event which will gather experts including Janez Potočnik (European Commissioner for Environment), Richard Bruton TD ...
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Green Sustainable Airports
14th May 2013

14th May 2013, Billund Airport Denmark The Green Sustainable Airports’ (GSA) Transnational Seminar is set to take place on 14th May, 2013 at Billund Airport, Denmark. The main objective of the GSA project is to establish and boost strategies and solutions for more eco-friendly and efficient regional airports. Communication, regional cooperation ...
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One Thousand Mayors for Zero Waste
20th May 2013

20th May 2013, Padua, Italy The European Forum “One Thousand Mayors for Zero Waste” will take place in the Italian city of Padua on the 20th of May 2013. The venue Teatro Verdi will host the event that is promoted by Nordesteuropa Editore and Last Minute Market together with the Municipality of Padua and the Municipality of Trieste. The one-day ...
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1st Erasmus European Mayor’s Meeting to be held in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the 2012 European Green Capital
20th May 2013 - 22nd May 2013

20th to 22nd of May 2013, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain Vitoria-Gasteiz, the 2012 European Green Capital, will host the first Erasmus European Mayor’s Meeting in May. The event will bring together 22 young European Mayors and Representatives (all less than 35 years old) to learn about the Environmental Management of the city. The Environment Directorate-General of the European Commission and the European Parliament ...
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5th World Forum on Human Rights
22nd May 2013 - 25th May 2013

Sustainable Development - Human Rights: a common struggle? 22nd – 25th May 2013, Nantes, France The fifth edition of the World Forum on Human Rights will take place from the 22nd to 25th of May at La Cité - Nantes Events Centre in Nantes. The 2013 European Green Capital Nantes has hosted this event since 2004, which is ...
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Cities and Green Growth – Urban Evolution Conference
23rd May 2013 - 24th May 2013

23rd to 24th May 2013, Stockholm, Sweden The Cities and Green Growth - Urban Evolution Conference will be hosted this May in the 2010 European Green Capital Stockholm. The two-day event will launch the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Green Cities Program report, entitled Green Growth in Cities. The report aims to help both national ...
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European Conference on Mobility Management
29th May 2013 - 30th May 2013

29th – 30th May 2013, Gävle, Sweden On the 29th and 30th of May, the Gävle Concert Hall will host the 17th European Conference on Mobility Management, also known as the ECOMM 2013. The theme of the conference is “How mobility management can make sustainable transport a part of everyday life”. The two-day event has been organised by the European ...
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Resilient Cities 2013 Conference
31st May 2013 - 2nd Jun 2013

31st May to 2nd June 2013, Bonn, Germany The 4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, also known as Resilient Cities 2013 conference, is taking place between the 31st May and 2nd June at the Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (GSI), in Bonn, Germany. The focus of the congress is to assist the worldwide local government representatives attending the meeting in urban resilience ...
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Creative solutions for global environmental challenges
1st Jun 2013 - 31st Aug 2013

June, July and August 2013, Ghent, Belgium Ghent is currently hosting the “Creative Assistance” exhibition at St. Michael’s Church, where artist Frank Liefooghe presents 30 creative solutions for global environmental challenges of the 21st century. The artist has principally gathered projects of entrepreneurs, scientists and artists from all over the world working under the theme water. As ...
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Urban air quality – challenges and opportunities for European green cities
2nd Jun 2013 - 7th Jun 2013

2nd – 7th June 2013, Brussels The 2013 Green Week Conference, which will be held in Brussels’ Egg Conference Centre from the 2nd to the 7th of June 2013, is fast approaching under the theme “Cleaner air for all”. This annual event will focus on Air Quality and has scheduled more than thirty sessions on this topic.
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“Cleaner air for all” at Green Week
2nd Jun 2013 - 7th Jun 2013

2nd – 7th June 2013, Brussels The 2013 Green Week Conference will take place in Brussels from the 2nd to the 7th of June 2013 under the theme “Cleaner air for all”. The annual event will be held in the Egg Conference Centre ...
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European Geothermal Congress 2013
3rd Jun 2013 - 7th Jun 2013

3rd to 7th of June 2013, Pisa, Italy The European Geothermal Congress 2013 (EGC 2013) will take place between the 3rd and 7th of June at the venue Palazzo di Congressi in Pisa, Italy. The five-day event is organised by the European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) under the auspices of the European Regional Branch of the International ...
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Scientific and Technical Association for Water and the Environment conference
4th Jun 2013 - 7th Jun 2013

4th – 7th June 2013, Nantes, France The current European Green Capital Nantes is hosting the Scientific and Technical Association for Water and the Environment conference, also known as ASTEE conference, from the 4th to the 7th of June at La Cité - Nantes Events Center. The three-day event is ...
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Informed Cities Forum: How to create space for change? Rediscovering the power of community
6th Jun 2013 - 7th Jun 2013

6th-7th June 2013, Berlin, Germany. Registration opens February 2013. The 2013 Informed Cities Forum is a great opportunity for community representatives, local government and researchers to explore how to create space for change by working together to build stronger communities and more resilient societies. The two day event will take place in the Theather Aufbau Kreuzberg (TAK), in the heart ...
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Sustainable housing in a post-growth Europe: 2nd Multinational Knowledge Brokerage Event in Sustainable Housing
6th Jun 2013 - 7th Jun 2013

6th and 7th June 2013, Barcelona, Spain Sustainable housing in a post-growth Europe Conference will take place on the 6th and 7th of June at the venue COAC, in Barcelona. The event has been organised by the University of Barcelona, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology. This is the 2nd Multinational Knowledge Brokerage Event in Sustainable Housing and will draw ...
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European Green Capital 2015 Award Ceremony
14th Jun 2013

14th June 2013, Nantes, France 14thJune 2013 is the date selected to host the European Green Capital 2015 Award Ceremony. At the ceremony, one of the four shortlisted cities - Bristol, Brussels, Glasgow and Ljubljana- will be crowned the 2015 European Green Capital. It will take place at La Fabrique on île de Nantes, in Nantes (France), the European Green Capital ...
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Green Itinerary Nantes
15th Jun 2013 - 28th Sep 2013

15th June - 28th September 2013, Nantes, France Nantes, the 2013 Green Capital, will showcase its 5 km long and 1 km wide Isle of Nantes (Île de Nantes) to visitors through an unusual itinerary this summer. The Green Itinerary will kick-off on 15th June from the Hangar 32, which is the permanent exhibition of the Île de Nantes regeneration ...
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Bristol’s BIG Green Week
15th Jun 2013 - 23rd Jun 2013

15th to 23rd June 2013, Bristol, UK Bristol welcomes people from all over the world to participate in the BIG Green Week 2013. The city is hosting an eco ideas, art and entertainment festival from the 15th to the 23rd of June. This event encourages participants to learn about sustainability through fun and ...
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ECOSMART 2013
17th Jun 2013 - 18th Jun 2013

17th June - 18th June 2013, Nantes, France The 3rd International Forum of Clean Technologies takes place 17th – 18th June 2013 in the Convention Centre NSC Olimpiyskiy, Kiev, Ukraine. It is one of the most important business platforms for the representatives of government, business and other communities which have the common idea of sustainable development, clean technologies and innovations ...
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ECOSMART 2013
17th Jun 2013 - 18th Jun 2013

17th June - 18th June 2013, Nantes, France The 3rd International Forum of Clean Technologies takes place 17th – 18th June 2013 in the Convention Centre NSC Olimpiyskiy, Kiev, Ukraine. It is one of the most important business platforms for the representatives of government, business and other communities which have the common idea of sustainable development, clean technologies and innovations ...
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Covenant of Mayors 2013 Ceremony
24th Jun 2013

24th June 2013, Brussels, Belgium Monday 24th June, 2013 has been confirmed as the date of the next Covenant of Mayors Signature Ceremony which is to take place in Brussels, coinciding with EU Sustainable Energy Week. The event, organised by European Commission, European Parliament, Committee of the Regions and the Covenant of ...
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Central Europe towards Sustainable Building Prague 2013
26th Jun 2013 - 28th Jun 2013

26th – 28th June, Prague, Czech Republic Central Europe towards Sustainable Building Prague 2013 (CESB13) will take place from the 26th to the 28th of June 2013. The event is part of the 2013 International Conference Series which was convened under the auspices of four international organisations iiSBE, CIB, UNEP-SBCI and FIDIC. The purpose of the event is to discuss the ...
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Wetlands for Water Management Conference
26th Jun 2013 - 27th Jun 2013

26th – 27th June 2013, Wales Cardiff University will host the Wetlands for Water Management Annual Conference this June organised by the Constructed Wetland Association. The event will last two days and will present technical papers examining the role that wetlands and sustainable drainage play in water management. In addition, the two-day meeting will provide insights into the latest developments ...
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Citizenship for Sustainability
3rd Jul 2013 - 5th Jul 2013

3rd - 5th July, Cascais, Portugal From 3rd to 5th of July in Cascais (Portugal), the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD), will be holding the 13th Annual International Conference of the IOPD under the theme “Citizenship for Sustainability” at the Estoril Congress Center. The IOPD is a network of cities, associations, organisations and research centres from ...
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Citizenship for Sustainability
3rd Jul 2013 - 5th Jul 2013

3rd - 5th July, Cascais, Portugal From 3rd to 5th of July in Cascais (Portugal), the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD), will be holding the 13th Annual International Conference of the IOPD under the theme “Citizenship for Sustainability” at the Estoril Congress Center. The IOPD is a network of cities, associations, organisations and research centres from ...
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Sustainability, Society and the Environment: Searching for Synergies
4th Jul 2013 - 7th Jul 2013

July 4th - 7th 2013, Brighton, England The Inaugural European Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment (ECSEE2013), focusing on the topic "Sustainability, Society and the Environment: Searching for Synergies", is set to take place from July 4th - 7th 2013 at the Thistle Hotel, Brighton, England. The three-day event is being run by the International Academic ...
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Green Economics Conference 2013
18th Jul 2013 - 22nd Jul 2013

18th - 22nd July 2013, Oxford, UK From 18th - 22nd July in Oxford, the Green Economics Institute will be holding the Green Economics Conference 2013. The eighth annual conference will debate the topic “Global Economy for the 21st century, sharing, caring or global disaster!” and will explore, among others, the following themes: Austerity and alternative solutions; Energy; ...
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Green Economics Conference 2013
18th Jul 2013 - 22nd Jul 2013

18th - 22nd July 2013, Oxford, UK From 18th - 22nd July in Oxford, the Green Economics Institute will be holding the Green Economics Conference 2013. The eighth annual conference will debate the topic “Global Economy for the 21st century, sharing, caring or global disaster!” and will explore, among others, the following themes: Austerity and alternative solutions; Energy; ...
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3rd International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes
18th Jul 2013 - 22nd Jul 2013

18th - 22nd July 2013, A Coruña, Spain The International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health will take place from the 18th to 22nd July at A Coruña, northwest Spain. The annual conference organised by Wessex Institute of Technology (UK) seeks to find approaches to today’s challenges in managing and monitoring risks, as well as identifying prevention methods ...
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Ecology: Into the next 100 years
18th Aug 2013 - 23rd Aug 2013

18th – 23rd August 2013, London, UK The 13th edition of the International Association for Ecology (INTECOL) Congress, entitled Ecology: Into the next 100 years, will take place between 18th and 23rd August 2013 at the ExCeL London International Exhibition and Convention Centre, as part of the centenary celebrations of the British Ecological Society.
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Applicant Workshop 2016
30th Aug 2013

30th August 2013, Brussels, Belgium Following the success of the 2015 Applicant Workshop last year, the European Green Capital Award Secretariat will host an Applicant Workshop for potential applicant cities on the 30th August 2013 at the DG Environment offices in Brussels. The workshop will provide advice on how to successfully complete the 2016 Application Form and will also discuss the benefits ...
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Youth Future Conference 2013
1st Sep 2013 - 7th Sep 2013

1st - 7th September, Bonn, Germany From 1st to 7th September in Bonn, Germany the Youth Future Project will be holding the European Youth Future Conference 2013. The one-week event, which is targeted at young adults between 18 and 28 years old, aims to highlight challenges and innovative solutions in the field of sustainability through a jam-packed ...
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Eco-vehicle showroom city for a month
1st Sep 2013 - 30th Sep 2013

1st – 30th September 2013, Suwon, South Korea Suwon city, located in South Korea, will be immersed in an eco-mobile lifestyle for the month of September where they will be showcasing the world’s latest innovative and eco-friendly methods of transport.The Haenggung-dong neighborhood in Suwon will feature a 4000 m2 car-free area, with citizens playing an active role in its implementation. “EcoMobility ...
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Clean Technology for Smart Cities and Buildings
4th Sep 2013 - 9th Sep 2013

4th - 9th September 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland  The CISBAT 2013 International Conference, focusing on the topic "Clean Technology for Smart Cities and Buildings", is set to take place from 4th - 6th September 2013 at the Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), in Lausanne, Switzerland. ...
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2nd International Conference on Water and Society
4th Sep 2013 - 6th Sep 2013

4th – 6th September 2013, New Forest, UK Water is an essential resource for life. Climate change and over-consumption has reduced our supply of water and now a major challenge is ensuring that water is used efficiently and conservatively by everyone. In this way, the 2nd International Conference on Water and Society will provide a multi-disciplinary forum for the presentation ...
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2nd International Conference on Water and Society
4th Sep 2013 - 6th Sep 2013

4th – 6th September 2013, New Forest, UK Water is an essential resource for life. Climate change and over-consumption has reduced our supply of water and now a major challenge is ensuring that water is used efficiently and conservatively by everyone. In this way, the 2nd International Conference on Water and Society will provide a multi-disciplinary forum for the presentation ...
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World Green Infrastructure Congress 2013
9th Sep 2013 - 13th Sep 2013

9th - 13th September 2013, Nantes, France The World Green Infrastructure Congress (WGIC) 2013 will take place from 9th - 13th September at La Cité Nantes Events Centre in Nantes, the current European Green Capital. This international meeting is being organised jointly by ADIVET, the French association promoting green roofs and walls; and the World ...
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European Mobility Week - Clean air – it’s your move!
16th Sep 2013 - 22nd Sep 2013

16th - 22nd September 2013 “Clean air – it’s your move!” is this year’s European Mobility Week (EMW) tagline, which aims to highlight the effects of transport on urban air quality. This sustainable mobility initiative is set to take place from 16th - 22nd September 2013. The week-long event was established in 2002 to encourage European local authorities to ...
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Nordic Conference on Sustainable Development: The Art of Co-Creation
17th Sep 2013 - 19th Sep 2013

17th-19th September 2013, Umeå, Sweden The 5th Nordic Conference on Sustainable Development will provide a unique platform for community representatives and local government delegates to explore how to create space for sustainability as common project, without losing the current global context. The three-day conference will take place at Folkets Hus in Umeå and is being jointly organised by the ...
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Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Club International Conference
19th Sep 2013

19th September 2013, Brussels The Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Club International Conference will take place at the Palais des Académies in Brussels this September. The one-day event is being organised by the EPR Club, a platform for exchange and debate about Extended Producer Responsibility in Europe; and Brussels Environment, the public administration of the environment ...
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TEDxFlanders – Naked!
21st Sep 2013

21st September 2013, Antwerp, Belgium Antwerp is to host a TEDx event on 21st September in Stadsschouwburg. The theme this year will be “Naked”, an introspective look at “what we are now as we bare ourselves against the world and what we will be in the future”. The speakers confirmed for this exciting event include European ...
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EcCoWell Conference
26th Sep 2013 - 27th Sep 2013

26th & 27th September 2013, Cork, Ireland The EcCoWell conference is set to take place in the Irish city of Cork on 26th and 27th September 2013 under the theme: "Cities for the future: Learning from Global to Local”. The City Hall will host the event that is promoted by the partnership between Cork Environmental Forum,
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World Mayors Summit on Climate Change 2013
27th Sep 2013 - 28th Sep 2013

27th – 28th September 2013, Nantes, France The World Mayors Summit 2013 takes place in this year’s European Green Capital, Nantes, from 27th – 28th September and will bring together over 100 mayors from 30 countries. The event, organised by ICLEI, hopes to demonstrate commitment and leadership on local climate action. Running under the patronage of François ...
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Nantes to host Ecocity World Summit 2013
27th Sep 2013 - 25th Sep 2013

25th – 27th September 2013, Nantes, France Nantes, the current European Green Capital, is set to play host to the ECOCITY World Summit on Sustainable Cities over 3 days from 25th to 27th September 2013 at the venue La Cité, Nantes Events Centre. This will be the first time the event will be held in the European Union, having ...
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28th EU PVSEC 2013
30th Sep 2013 - 4th Oct 2013

Conference 30th Sep- 4th Oct, Paris, France Exhibition 1st Oct-3rd Oct, Paris, France Paris is hosting the 28th European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition on the first week of October at the venue Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte. The five-day Conference has scheduled more than 1,600 ...
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4th European Urban Transport Regulation Forum
30th Sep 2013

30th September 2013, Firenze, Italy Europe is walking towards a form of mobility that is sustainable, energy-efficient and respectful of the environment. A very effective way for local authorities to develop these mobility models is to build up a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP). SUMP is an urban planning tool that aims to boost efficient, safe, secure, sustainable and accessible to ...
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Science for the Environment
3rd Oct 2013 - 4th Oct 2013

3rd & 4th October 2013, Aarhus, Denmark On 3rd and 4th October, the Lakeside Lecture Theatres at Aarhus University Campus in Aarhus (Denmark) will host the Science for the Environment international conference. The two-day event has been organised by the Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER), a network of seven large Environmental research centres, and the ...
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Sustainable Transport Conference
3rd Oct 2013

3rd October 2013, London The 4th Annual National Sustainable Transport Conference, adopting the tagline "Unlocking the door-to-door journey", will take place on 3rd October at the Brewery Conference Centre, London. The event has been organised by the Govtoday and Securing the Future in cooperation with Sustrans, Passenger Focus and the British Parking Association.
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11th European Week of Regions and Cities
7th Oct 2013 - 10th Oct 2013

7th - 10th October 2013, Brussels The 11th European Week of Regions and Cities, also known as Open Days 2013, will run in Brussels under the slogan 'Europe's regions and cities taking off for 2020' between 7th and 10th October 2013. The 4-day event, which is being organised by the European Commission, DG REGIO and ...
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100EUrban solutions exhibition
7th Oct 2013 - 31st Oct 2013

7th - 31st October, Brussels, Belgium Place Jean Rey in Brussels is currently hosting the "100 EUrban solutions for better cities" exhibition until the 31st October with the aim of promoting many projects in European towns and cities which have been co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This fund allocated by the European Union seeks to strengthen economic and ...
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1st Product Environmental Footprint World Summit
8th Oct 2013 - 9th Oct 2013

8th & 9th October 2013, Berlin, Germany The 1st Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) World Summit (formerly known as Product Carbon Footprint World Summit) will take place on the 8th & 9th October in Berlin, Germany.  The two-day event it is organised by PEF World Forum (formerly known as PCF World Forum). This organisation is a neutral platform for enterprises ...
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Reference Framework for European Sustainable Cities (RFSC) Conference
9th Oct 2013

9th October 2013, Brussels, Belgium The Reference Framework for European Sustainable Cities (RFSC) Conference is taking place on 9th October at the Centre Albert Borschette in Brussels, Belgium, under the theme “Towards a European Model of a Sustainable City”. The conference aims to offer the representatives of local, regional, national and European institutions attending the meeting, practical solutions for ...
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8th European Conference on Green Power Markets 2013
10th Oct 2013 - 11th Oct 2013

10th & 11th October 2013, Geneva, Switzerland Energy is undoubtedly becoming an important area for all local authorities, with European countries aiming to achieve more sustainable policies that reduce CO2 emissions, improve energy efficiency and increase renewable energy. The renewable sector is likely to become a dominant force in the global energy industry in the coming years. Therefore is important to establish ...
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Greening Cities
16th Oct 2013 - 23rd Oct 2013

16th – 23rd October 2013, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad) and Gujarat - India The 6th EuroIndia Summit and Mission is a flagship event for the Indian urban development sector, scheduled to take place between 16th and 23rd October 2013 across three states of India. The event is being organised by the EuroIndia Centre in collaboration with the
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Ljubljana Forum 2013
17th Oct 2013 - 18th Oct 2013

17th & 18th October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia Ljubljana Forum 2013 is set to take place in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, on 17th & 18th October 2013. The Ljubljana Castle, which is located on the top of a hill above the city and offers a breath taking view of the city, will host the two-day event themed “Managing Water ...
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International Conference on Regional Climate - CORDEX 2013
4th Nov 2013 - 7th Nov 2013

4th – 7th November 2013, Brussels, Belgium The World Climate Research Program (WCRP), the European Commission (EC) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will hold the International Conference on Regional Climate - CORDEX 2013 this November in Brussels. The four-day event will gather the international community of regional climate scientists to present and ...
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EUKN “Energy Efficient Cities” Annual Conference 2013
6th Nov 2013 - 7th Nov 2013

6th & 7th November 2013, Oradea, Romania The European Urban Knowledge Network’s (EUKN) “Energy Efficient Cities” Annual Conference 2013 will take place on 6th & 7th November 2013 in Oradea, Romania. The two-day event will discuss the challenges cities face in meeting the 2020 energy targets set by the European Commission, as well as the opportunities that might arise from moving ...
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Sustainia Award Ceremony
7th Nov 2013

7th November 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark  Sustainia has announced the annual Sustainia Award Ceremony date, to be held this year on 7th November at the Royal Danish Theatre, in the European Green Capital 2014 Copenhagen. At the event, one of the 100 innovative and sustainable projects, initiatives and technologies, which are included in the Sustainia100 guide, will receive ...
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COP 19
11th Nov 2013 - 22nd Nov 2013

11th– 22nd November 2013, Warsaw, Poland The nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 9th Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to Kyoto Protocol will take place from Monday 11th November to Friday 22nd November 2013 at National Stadium in ...
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15th Forum on Eco-Innovation
12th Nov 2013 - 13th Nov 2013

12th & 13th November, Hanoi, Vietnam The 15th Forum on Eco-Innovation titled “Cutting Waste…Resource Efficiency and Eco-Innovation for Sustainable Food Chains” will take place on 12th & 13th November in Hanoi, Vietnam. This UNEP roundtable event is aimed at focusing on the impact of food waste and the potential that resource efficiency measures and eco-innovation can tie together to ...
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Beyond Waste Prevention: towards the Circular Economy Conference
14th Nov 2013

14th November 2013, Barcelona, Spain The Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management, better known as ACR+, will host the 11th Workshop on Waste Prevention international conference on 14th November 2013 in L'Auditori, Barcelona. The one-day event will give the attendants the opportunity to discuss the theme: "Beyond Waste Prevention: towards the Circular ...
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European Week for Waste Reduction 2013
16th Nov 2013 - 24th Nov 2013

16th – 24th November 2013, Europe The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) which has been running for the last 5 years will take place from the 16th - 24th November 2013 across many cities in Europe. The EWWR aims to put forward the concept of waste prevention, reuse and recycling activities across Europe, while raising awareness of ways to ...
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EWEA OFFSHORE 2013
19th Nov 2013

19th – 21st November 2013, Frankfurt, Germany This November, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) will hold the EWEA Offshore 2013 exhibition and conference in Frankfurt. This biennial event attracted more than 400 exhibitors and over 8,000 participants from 62 countries in 2011. The three-day exhibition will provide ...
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Eurocities Conference 2013
27th Nov 2013 - 30th Nov 2013

27th – 30th November 2013, Ghent, Belgium The EUROCITIES 2013 Conference is taking place from 27th - 30th November in Ghent, Belgium, under the theme “Smart Citizens”. The conference will provide a platform to debate European local level issues, highlighting climate change, inclusion and recovery as a priority; while seeking city governments to tackle these strategic challenges at a ...
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Europe's Renewable Energy Policy Conference 2013
28th Nov 2013

28th November 2013, Brussels, Belgium Europe's Renewable Energy Policy Conference 2013, also known as EREC 2013, will take place at the Management Centre Europe (MCE), in Brussels on 28th November 2013. The one-day event is organised by the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC), an umbrella organisation of the European renewable energy industry, trade and research associations.
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Annual Polis Conference 2013 “European cities and regions towards a more sustainable mobility”
4th Dec 2013 - 5th Dec 2013

4th & 5th December 2013, Brussels, Belgium European cities and regions will showcase their latest urban mobility achievements on the 4th & 5th December in Brussels at the 2013 Annual Polis Conference. The Conference will bring together the wider transport community, including leading sustainable transport stakeholders and representatives of city and regional authorities.
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“Cleaner air for all”
9th Dec 2013

9th December 2013, Strasbourg, France The closing conference for the European Year of Air will take place at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg on Monday, 9 December 2013, under the theme "CLEANER AIR FOR ALL - ALL FOR CLEANER AIR, shared diagnoses and concerted actions". The ATMO France Federation together with ASPA - ATMO-Alsace have organised the event which will ...
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European Forest Week 2013
9th Dec 2013 - 13th Dec 2013

9th - 13th December 2013, Rovaniemi, Finland and across Europe  From 9th - 13th December Rovaniemi (Finland) will host European Forest Week 2013. The event will be held during Metsä 2013, the joint session of the UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and the FAO European Forestry Commission. Events in Rovaniemi and across Europe will highlight ...
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Sustainability Gathering 2013
12th Dec 2013

12th December 2013, Dublin, Ireland This year's Sustainability Gathering is set to take place on the 12th December 2013 at Dublin Castle in Ireland. Last year, the Sustainability Gathering was held during the Volvo Ocean Race Event with the theme: 'Enabling, Financing and Delivering Sustainable Growth'. It attracted over 200 businesses as well as academic, policy and political  experts.
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The European Green Capital Award Handover Ceremony 2013
18th Dec 2013

18th December 2013 Brussels, Belgium The European Commission will officially handover the European Green Capital title from Nantes, France, to Copenhagen, Denmark at a prestigious event in Brussels on Wednesday, 18th December 2013. The event will celebrate the handover of the title and also provide an opportunity for cities to meet and discuss the importance of green economy in ...
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Smart, Green and Integrated Transport Information Day
18th Dec 2013

18th December 2013, Brussels, Belgium An Information Day on 'Smart, Green and Integrated Transport' will be held in Brussels on the 18th December. The event, which has been organised by the , seeks to inform potential participants of the Smart, Green and Integrated Transport Challenge of the new Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. The first round of calls for the challenge will be published at ...
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