Where: Palacio Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Topic: Environment, consumers and health
Organiser: European Commission
The 2014 European Green Capital will be announced on 29 June during a ceremony taking place in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. Bristol, Copenhagen and Frankfurt have been chosen as the three finalists in the competition.
Representatives from all over Europe will be in attendance and noteworthy guests will include Janez Potočnik, the European Commissioner for the Enviroment and Mercedes Bresso, President of Committee of the Regions.
The European Green Capital Award recognises cities that are at the forefront of environmentally-friendly urban living and which can act as role-models to inspire other cities. Four cities – Stockholm, Hamburg, Vitoria-Gasteiz and Nantes – have been awarded the prestigious title so far, from 2010 to 2013 respectively.