The European Commission has presented the title of European Green Capital to Vitoria-Gasteiz for 2012 for its committment to making the city environmentally friendly and gaining international recognition.

The Commission handed over the title of European Green Capital from Hamburg to Vitoria-Gasteiz on 15 December. Those who took part in the ceremony, which was held in the European Parliament, included Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik, President of the Committee of the Regions Merce...

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