European Green Cities Conference and Award Ceremony
The conference offers lectures of international experts on a political, a scientific and an architectural level that give their insights on the successful integration of trees and plants into public areas. The event will be opened with a speech from the ENA-president Mr. Henk Raaijmakers and Membrs of European Parliament Mr. Norbert Lins and Mr. César Luena. Afterwards the award ceremony will take place and the winner of the European Green Cities Award 2021 will be announced.
WHEN? Wednesday 8 December 2021 – 5h00 pm (CET), 4h00 pm (WET), 6h00 pm (EET).
WHERE? Registrate for the online event here. The event is free of charge
Program of the conference
5h00: Introduction of the conference
5h05: Welcoming speech | Mr. Henk Raaijmakers, ENA-president
5h10: Promotional video
5h15: Opening speech | Mr Norbert Lins, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI Committee)
5h30: Policy on transformation of black coal mine to green gem, winner European Green Cities Award 2020 | Mr. Thomas Vints, mayor of the city of Beringen in Belgium
5h45: Lecture from Dr. Mick Lennon, Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Policy at UCD School of Architecture in Ireland.
6h00: Lecture of Mrs. Tina Saaby, Chief city architect Gladsaxe, Copenhagen in Denmark – Why cities need nature?
6h15: European Green Cities Award 2021 – ceremony and speech | Mr César Luena, Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI Committee).
6h30: End of the conference
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