European Green Cities Conference and Award 8 December 2021!

European Green Cities Conference and Award 8 December 2021!

We would like to invite you to the European Green Cities Conference and Award organised within the framework of the ‘Green Cities Europe’ project.

It is a hybrid conference that will be followed online by stakeholders in public green over the 13 European countries that are in the Green Cities project and Members of European Parliament.

When? Wednesday 8 December 2021, a small reception starts at 4h30 pm

Where? City hall Beringen, Belgium

Address: Collegestraat 1, 3580 Beringen, Belgium

Parking: Next week you’ll receive more information about a parking spot

Language: The conference is in English

Please fill in the registration form (also for physical attendees):

All information about the program of the conference:

Programme 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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IFLA Europe
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IFLA Europe

Rue Général Tombeur 81 bus WAO 23
1040 Brussel, Belgium GSM: +32  492 319 451 Skype ID: ifla.europe Contact

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