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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As local Green waves sweep Europe, join us for this engaging webinar that asks the question: “What is a Green City?”

About the Event:

Our speakers will be exploring what it means to be a Green city. What are the aspects, actions and procedures that a city needs to follow before it can proudly call itself Green? After short presentations we’ll open the floor and give you the chance to share ideas, questions and comments.


This webinar is part of the GEF transnational project Cities as Places of Hope, which explores the power of cities to defy populist narratives and right-wing forces at the national level, and instead pursue progressive, transformative, and future-oriented policies across the continent.

With greens getting stronger and stronger at local level and even boasting a presence in parts of Europe where they underperform nationally, GEF and its partners are working to further explore and exchange on these progressive cities and networks – documenting their successes and fostering connections.


  • Susanne Rieger, Co-President, Green European Foundation
  • Lidia Munoz, Mayor of Sant Feliu
  • Alba Bou, Vice-Mayor of El Prat
  • Dirk Holemans, Co-President, Green European Foundation, former councilor of Gent

The event will be moderated by Sergi Alegre, Fundació Nous Horitzons



17:00 – 17:05 Presentation of the webinar, Fundació Nous Horitzons, and GEF Cities as Places   of Hope project (Sergi Alegre, FNH)

17:05 – 17:10 Presentation of GEF and transnational projects (Susanne Rieger, GEF Co-President)

17:10 – 17:25 Speaker 1: Lidia Muñoz (Mayor of S. Feliu)

17:25 – 17:40 Speaker 2: Alba Bou (Vice mayor of El Prat)

17:40 – 17:55 Speaker 3: Dirk Holemans (GEF Co-President and former councilor of Gent)

17:55 – 18:25 Q&A

18:25 – 18:30 Closing remarks


We will use the Zoom video conferencing platform. It is recommended to join the webinar via a PC. You do not need to install additional software. However, for the best user experience and full participation features, you can install the free Zoom Desktop App.

Register here

Simultaneous translation will be provided (Spanish-English)


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

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