Green Cities Fit for Life

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EGLA Key Dates

Applicant cities should make note of the following key dates for the 2021 European Green Leaf cycle:

  • 14th May 2019 – Competition opened
  • 14th October 2019 at 23:59 CEST (GMT +2) – Competition closed
  • November 2019 to March 2020 – Assessment of applications by Expert Panel
  • April 2020 – Announcement of finalist cities
  • May/June 2020 – Finalist cities present their communications strategy and vision to the Jury, chaired by the European Commission
  • May/June 2020 – Awards Ceremony to announce the winner of the 2021 European Green Leaf title

If you would like more information on the European Green Leaf competition, please send an email to: