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News announcement14 February 2022Directorate-General for Environment

Applications for the Green Capital & Green Leaf Award 2024 are now open!

Apply here and learn how to profit from your commitment to the GCA.

Application rules have changed for the European Green Leaf & Green Capital awards. As a signatory to the Green City Accord your engagement will be regarded favourably in the assessment of your ambition towards high environmental standards. So don’t forget to mention that you are part of the Green City Accord if you are a signatory when applying.

"A new cycle for the EU Green Capital 2024 and EU Green Leaf 2024 titles was launched last December. You can apply for your city until 25 March 2022 at 23:59 CET (GMT+1).

The Awards are open to towns and cities: the European Green Capital Award is open to cities with over 100 000 inhabitants, while the European Green Leaf Award is open to all towns and cities with 20 000 to 99 999 inhabitants.

Conceived to promote and reward EU cities’ commitment to sustainability, this competition aims at recognizing cities’ initiatives and ambition to make significant changes.

Is your city striving to improve the quality of life for the inhabitants and reduce the impact on the local and global environment?
Learn more about the Awards and apply now!”


Publication date
14 February 2022
Directorate-General for Environment

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