Ljubljana becomes the 2016 European Green Capital

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General view of the Slovenian Capital Ljubljana

Ljubljana becomes the 2016 European Green Capital


Ljubljana takes over from Bristol the 2016 European Green Capital award.

Each year, the European Commission rewards cities' efforts and commitment to improving the urban environment. The awarded cities in turn are signaled out as ambassadors for sustainable urban development, which can positively affect business, investment, and tourism.

Speaking at the handover ceremony in Brussels Commissioner Vella said: "I congratulate Ljubljana for becoming greener, healthier and more sustainable.” ...


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