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The European Commission seeks three experts to join the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Expert Panel

The European Commission is seeking three experts to join the European Green Capital Award (EGCA) and European Green Leaf Award (EGLA) Expert Panel.

Finalists for the 2020 European Green Capital and 2019 European Green Leaf Award announced!

The finalists for the 2020 European Green Capital Award (EGCA) and 2019 European Green Leaf Award (EGLA) have been announced!

European Green Capital Award 2021 Applicant Workshop, 2 July 2018, Brussels

The Applicant Workshop for the 2021 European Green Capital Award will take place on 2 July 2018 in Brussels.

Watch the 2018 European Green Capital Award Handover Ceremony

Nijmegen in the Netherlands is officially becoming the European Green Capital for 2018 at the Handover Ceremony taking place on 20 January.

The call for applications for the European Green Capital Award 2020 and the European Green Leaf Award 2019 is now closed!

Entry for the European Green Capital Award (EGCA) 2020 and the European Green Leaf Award (EGLA) 2019 is now closed!

‘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

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.

Oslo wins the European Green Capital Award 2019 and Leuven and Växjö are the joint winners of the European Green Leaf 2018

Oslo has been announced as the winner of the EGCA 2019, while Leuven and Växjö are joint winners of the EGLA 2018.

The European Green Capital 2019 and European Green Leaf 2018 Awards Ceremony is on this Friday!

The ceremony is taking place in Essen, Germany, current European Green Capital.

Launch of financial incentive and call for applications for the 2020 European Green Capital and 2019 European Green Leaf Awards

Does your city have what it takes to be the next European Green Capital or European Green Leaf winner?

European Green Capital 2020 Applicant Workshop, 27th June 2017, Brussels

An Applicant Workshop for the European Green Capital 2020 Award will take place on the 27th of June 2017 in Brussels.

European Green Capital Award 2019 and European Green Leaf Award 2018 Technical Assessment Synopsis Reports

The European Green Capital Award (EGCA) 2019 and European Green Leaf Award (EGLA) 2018 Technical Assessment Synopsis Reports are now available

Indicators for urban green infrastructure

To assist cities in developing their green infrastructure strategies further, the European Environmental Agency (EEA) has developed a number of GI indicators, displayed on their recently launched interactive map.

Shortlist announced for European Green Capital 2019 and European Green Leaf 2018 Awards

Five cities make EGCA 2019 shortlist with three cities shortlisted for EGL 2018.

The European Capital of Innovation 2017

The winning city will receive one million euro to support and expand its innovation projects. Second and third places receive a prize of €100,000 each.

Launch of the The Pan-European Thermal Atlas

A new tool has been launched to help EU countries become more energy efficient in heating and cooling our buildings.