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Interested in local green policies in urban areas? Join us for a webinar in which we will explore transformative cities throughout Europe!

About the event

During this session, we will discuss the wave of local green transformations across many cities in Europe that are setting the path towards a different urban living future. As well as considering climate change, these cities are deeply connected to their citizens. Their local policies aim at improving people’s quality of life, thus becoming places of hope for the local communities of tomorrow.


This online event will bring EU green local policies from different cities across Europe exploring transformative practices. We will look at the steps already taken and the roadmap ahead to turning our cities into places of hope. The findings of the GEF Cities as places of hope project as well as local green examples will be the object of discussion during the event, with a focus on mobility, housing, energy, waste, food and climate.
With this event, we will present our research and mapping of progressive and transformative practices on the Western Balkans and explore the EU practices and possibilities for cities to organise themselves in trans-local networks and connect them to the Green movement to facilitate their exchanges.


  • Aleksandar Gjorgjievski, President, Sunrise, North Macedonia
  • Raúl Gómez, Director,Transición Verde, Spain (video intervenion)
  • Dr. Sc. Biljana Apostolovska Toshevska, professor at Institute of Geography, Faculty for Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Skopje
  • Milosh Sokolikj, Service designer, SmartUp – Social Innovation Lab




12:00 Participants join the event

12:10-12:20 Introduction

12:20-13:00 Session with speaker’s presentations on transformative cities

13:00-13:20 Panel discussion and Q&A

The primary language is Macedonian but simultaneous translation in English will be provided.




Date and time: Saturday, December 11th from 12:00h CET

Audience: This event will take place in Macedonian language with simultaneous translation in English


Register in advance for this event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkce-tqj8qEtGPrQK9X5ModmuKvNRezcWXAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

*The event will take place on the ZOOM platform 

This event is organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of Sunrise and with the financial support of the European parliament to the Green European Foundation.

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