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18 February 2021

Belgrade and Skopje candidates for the European Green Capital 2023 Award

North Macedonia

The new cycle of European green city awards has seen 30 cities from across Europe competing to become Europe’s next European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Award winners. The list of candidates also includes Belgrade, Serbia and Skopje, North Macedonia. The winners will be announced in 2021 and will receive a combined financial prize fund of €1 million.


With more than two thirds of Europe’s population living in urban areas, the European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Awards aim to recognise the environmental achievements of cities and towns that strive for urban sustainability and eco-innovation, and inspire others to take positive action in making their cities fit for life.


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