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Green City Accord

A European Commission initiative to make cities greener, cleaner and healthier.

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.



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.

GCA_Monitoring Framework

Specific information for cities on the monitoring and reporting process of the Green City Accord.


More information about potential funding opportunities as part of the Green City Accord.

We have signed: A map of Green City Accord signatory cities



Media corner

Latest updates and events from the Green City Accord, press and media information.

See and download the Green City Accord press kit:

14 JULY 2021
Green City Accord Press Kit

See an download the pictures and references from Green City Accord Ceremony 

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