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Congratulations to Lisbon – the winner of the European Green Capital Award 2020

It is the first Portuguese city to earn the distinction
  • June 22, 2018 20:30
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
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Source: Facebook/Official European Green Capital Award

Yestarday evening the city of Lisbon won the title European Green Capital Award 2020. It is the recognition of the work that Lisbon has been developing towards a more sustainable city for all. It is the first Portuguese city to earn the distinction. Lisbon has faced the opposition of Gent (Belgium) and Lahti (Finland).

The goal of the award is to “enhance implementation of EU environment policy at the local level, share experiences and visions between European countries and local governments and take the idea of sustainable urban development closer to the people.”

Source: European Commission