Publications are prepared to present the European Green Capital award and the winning cities and a selection of these brochures are available for download from this page.
The competition to become European Green Capital 2015 opened on the 15th June 2012 and the closing date will be 15th October 2012.
To see what it takes to become a European Green Capital, please view the Will your city? leaflet in any of the 23 official European languages.
This brochure presents Vitoria-Gasteiz as the European Green Capital for 2012. The brochure introduces the capital city of the Basque Country and of the province of Alava. The brochure describes how the careful urban planning of the city has limited the environmental impacts of urban living and demonstrates the exceptional quality of life of all its residents. Vitoria-Gasteiz proves that when it comes to green living, all cities have an important role to play, and is a role model for other medium-sized European cities.
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The following publications present Hamburg as the European Green Capital for 2011. They introduce the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and its long-standing reputation as one of Europe’s great ports and industrial centres. The publications describe how the city confronts environmental challenges and is a role model for other European cities.
For a short overview of Hamburg as the European Green Capital 2011, view the winning cities leaflet here (Click language icons below to view)
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To discover Hamburg in detail, please view our Quality Brochure (Click language icons below to view)
This brochure presents Stockholm as Green Capital for 2010. From introductory forewords by European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Potočnik, and Stockholm Mayor Sten Nordin, to a look at the Swedish capital as a green, blue and clean city – and as a city at the forefront of environmental thinking.
This brochure provides an overview of the ways the EU supports citizens and local governments in their efforts to make our cities sustainable and attractive.
Please follow the links below to view the reports published to date.