Green Cities Fit for Life

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Jury meeting and awards ceremony
Ljubljana, 21-22 June 2016

Winning cities of the 2018 European Green Capital and 2017 European Green Leaf competitions were crowned on 22 June at an award ceremony in Ljubljana.

The following six shortlisted cities presented their future vision to a jury including their role as ambassador and promotor of best practices.

For European Green Capital:

  • ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
  • Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Umeå, Sweden

For European Green Leaf

  • Cornellà de Llobregat (Spain)
  • Galway (Ireland)
  • Mikkeli (Finland)

Watch the ceremony in full below.

Read the official press release.

View pictures from the ceremony below.

Award Ceremony for European Green Capital and Green Leaf