• 15 Jan 2022
    16:30 - 18:00

    EU Green Capital: Opening and Handover Ceremony from Lahti to Grenoble

    Organiser: Signatories

    A Green Capital is a frontrunner in sustainable change, where realistic and ambitious urban policies are implemented to mitigate pollution and biodiversity loss and make the city more resilient to climate change. Green Capitals inspire others and are inspired by other cities in Europe and the world. Resilient cities that respect all living beings and guarantee safety.

    This event will mark the official start of Grenoble’s year as European Green Capital 2022, taking over from Lahti European Green Capital 2021. The ceremony will be attended by Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic; Mr. Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries; Mr. Eric Piolle, Mayor of Grenoble ; and Mr. Pekka Timonen, Mayor of Lahti.

    Further information and programme relating to Grenoble European Green Capital 2022 are available on the website https://greengrenoble2022.eu/.

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