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Announcement of EGCA 2021 & EGLA 2020 Finalist Cities

Coming Soon!

The Expert Panel is finalising their technical assessments of all the applications received for both the European Green Capital 2021 and European Green Leaf 2020 competitions.

In April, the finalist cities for both competitions will be announced, so stay tuned to find out who is going onto the next and final stage of the competitions!

For more information on the EGCA 2021 evaluation process, please visit this link. More information on the EGLA 2021 evaluation process can be found here.

European Green Capital Award 2022 Applicant Workshop

27 May 2019

Brussels, Belgium

The Applicant Workshop for the 2022 European Green Capital Award will take place on 27 May in Brussels. The Workshop will provide cities with an overview of the 2022 Evaluation Process along with helpful tips and advice on what makes a successful application.

A draft agenda of the one-day workshop can be found here.

To register, please email
Deadline to register is 22 May 2019.

You can view the presentations made at previous Applicant Workshops here.

Save the Date: Awards Ceremony

20 June 2019

Oslo, Norway


The European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Awards Ceremony is taking place on 20 June 2019. It will be hosted by the current European Green Capital, Oslo, in Norway.

Once the finalist cities are announced in April for both competitions, they will go on to present their cities’ environmental performance to the Jury, who will determine the winner based on the Expert Panel’s technical assessments and the cities’ presentations.

Stay tuned to our website, Twitter and Facebook to find out more information and who will be the 2021 European Green Capital and 2020 European Green Leaf!