The Green City Accord is a movement of European mayors committed to making cities cleaner and healthier. It aims to improve the quality of life for all Europeans and accelerate the implementation of relevant EU environmental laws. By signing the Accord, cities commit to addressing five areas of environmental management: air, water, nature and biodiversity, circular economy and waste, and noise.
How to join the Green City Accord
A step-by-step guide for EU cities on how to join a movement of leaders building a clean, healthy urban future.
Five Priority areas
By joining the GCA, cities commit to taking further actions in 5 environmental management areas to achieve ambitious goals by 2030 and accelerate the delivery of the European Green Deal requirements.
Specific information for cities on the monitoring and reporting process of the Green City Accord.
Become a Green City Accord Supporter
Not a city, but still interested in supporting the Green City Accord? Find out how your organisation can support.
More information about potential funding opportunities as part of the Green City Accord.
Green City Accord focus on Utrecht
Utrecht is currently celebrating its 900 year anniversary and, in honour of this milestone, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing a healthy, green space for residents to live and work in.
Green City Accord focus on Vilnius
As a capital city, Vilnius is setting an important example in Eastern Europe through its environmental and climate work. By signing the Green City Accord, Vilnius hopes to bolster its ambitions for a better future.
Green City Accord reaches 100 signatories
Green City Accord reaches 100 signatories which will be celebrated at next week's annual conference
See and download the Green City Accord press kit:
See an download the pictures and references from Green City Accord Ceremony
To get in touch with the Green City Accord secretariat please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Green City Accord is a European Commission initiative. The secretariat is currently run by a consortium consisting of: Eurocities, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR).