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EU Green Week

Green Week is building support for EU environmental policies and enhancing their implementation, creating a community of involved stakeholders and citizens, and giving pride of place to the main policy priority of the given year in the public eye.

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EU Green Week is the key event in the EU environment policy calendar. This annual opportunity to debate and discuss European environmental policy attracts policymakers, leading environmentalists, stakeholders and other interested parties from across Europe and the globe.

Down the years, EU Green Week delivered on its objectives, improving the understanding of EU environmental policies, feeding into debates about their development, and improving the overall image of the EU among citizens and stakeholders around Europe. 

To mobilise involvement and contribution from all sectors, in addition to the high level conference in Brussels organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Environment, a series of events organised by partner organisations from across Europe will feature officially in the Week's programme.


EU Green Week 2021

The European Green Week 2021 will be dedicated to the ‘zero pollution ambition’.

EU Green Week 2019

Environmental laws have a huge impact on our life. They improve water and air quality, they protect nature, and they encourage recycling and waste management.

EU Green Week 2018

The EU is set to adopt new rules on waste management including much stricter city-waste recycling and landfill reduction targets on 22 May – during EU Green Week 2018.

EU Green Week 2017

EU Green Week 2017 with the theme of 'Green jobs for a greener future' - how EU environmental policies are creating green jobs and contributing to economic, sustainable and socially responsible growth in the EU.

EU Green Week 2016

The 2016 edition of Green Week, the biggest annual occasion to debate and discuss European environment policy, will focus on the theme "Investing for a greener future".

Green Week 2014

The 2014 edition of Green Week will have the theme on Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency & Waste.

Green Week 2012

Green Week Conference 2012 - EVERY DROP COUNTS - The Water Challenge

Green Week 2011

Green Week Conference 2011 Resource efficiency - Using less, living better


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