European Green Capital 2019 and European Green Leef 2018 awards: the finalists shortlist announced

April 5, 2017

Hat: The finalists for the European Green Capital Award (EGCA) 2019 and European Green Leaf Award (EGL) 2018 have been announced.

Funding Scheme: 2017-04-05

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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European Green Capital 2019 and European Green Leef 2018 awards are part of the Environment Action Programme To 2020. They highlight efforts to make cities more environmentally friendly and demonstrate a commitment to public engagement and local economic development.

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Ghent (Belgium), Lahti (Finland), Lisbon (Portugal), Oslo (Norway) and Tallinn (Estonia) are the five finalists shortlisted for the European Green Capital Award (EGCA) 2019. For the European Green Leaf (EGL) Award 2018 for smaller cities, the finalists are Leuven (Belgium), Ludwigsburg (Germany) and Växjö (Sweden).

The shortlisted cities will now have to convince the Jury of their overall commitment to ongoing environmental improvement and sustainable development, their capacity to act as a role model, and their strategy for communicating with the public. This year’s winners will be announced at an award ceremony on 2 June 2017 in Essen, Germany, the current European Green Capital.

Url description: DG Environnement

Url: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/europeangreencapital/shortlist-announced-for-european-green-capital-2019-and-european-green-leaf-2018-awards/