By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 12 Apr 2018
Monday 21 May 2018 at 09:00
Friday 25 May 2018 at 18:00
Brussels, Europe-wide
Language: English
Past event

EU Green Week; Green Cities for a Greener Future is taking place from 21-25th May and will explore ways in which the EU is helping cities to become better places to live and work.  

Showcasing policy developments on air quality, noise, nature and biodiversity, waste and water management, Green Week will promote participatory approaches to urban development, networking schemes, and tools for sharing best practices, engaging local authorities and citizens, and encouraging them to share their vision of a sustainable future.

EU Green Week 2018 will include events across Europe, a high level conference in Brussels from 22-24 May 2018, and will feature Opening and Closing events on the 21st and 25th May which will take place in the Member States. These High Level Opening and Closing events will have a particular prominence, setting the tone for the week's debates, and showcasing political conclusions at the end. 

During the month of May, there will be a number of partner events held in various Member States.

  • Monday 21 May:
    • 10:00 - 16:30 - Official Opening event in Utrecht
  • Tuesday 22 May: 
    • Pre conference events in Brussels
      • 10:30 - 12:30 - EWWR award ceremony, Committee of the Regions
      • 10:00 - 12:00 - GLOBE.EU conference, European Parliament​
    • ​14:30 - 18:00 - EU Green Cities Conference in Brussels
  • ​​Wednesday 23 May:
    • ​09:30 - 18:00 - EU Green Cities Conference in Brussels
    • 18:30 - 20:30 - LIFE award ceremony & EGCA networking event, Brussels
  • Thursday 24 May:
    • ​​09:30-13:00 - EU Green Cities Conference in Brussels
  • ​​Friday 25 May:
    • ​09:00 - 17:00 - Official Closing event in Madrid