Today more than two thirds of Europeans live in towns and cities. Urban areas concentrate most of the environmental challenges facing our society but also bring together commitment and innovation to resolve them. The European Green Capital Award has been conceived to promote and reward these efforts. Find Out More

EGCA 2022 & EGLA 2021 Winning Cities Announced

The French city of Grenoble is the winner of the European Commission’s European Green Capital Award 2022. The title of European Green Leaf 2021 is shared by Gabrovo (Bulgaria) and Lappeenranta (Finland). […]

Competition launched to find Europe’s greenest cities

The European Commission launches the competition for 2023 European Green Capital (EGCA 2023) and the 2022 European Green Leaf (EGLA 2022) Awards, recognising cities that are genuinely committed to becoming more sustainable […]

EGCN Webinar Series

The EGCN webinar series was developed to share the experience of EGCA winners and finalists with other cities and provide recommendations and strategies around key thematic visions for sustainable urban development. […]

EGCA 2022 & EGLA 2021 Online Awards Ceremony

This year the EGCA 2022 & EGLA 2021 Awards Ceremony was held online and broadcast live from Lisbon, EGCA 2020, on Thursday 8 October 2020 at 16:00 Lisbon (UTC+1) / 17:00 Brussels (UTC+2).[…]

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