GREEN CITIES FORUM 2023 in Brașov, Romania



From 05 September 2023 to 07 September 2023


Brașov, Romania




The Green Cities Forum (GCF), the most important environmental core event in Romania, will be held in Brasov from September 4-10, 2023.

For one week, Brasov will become a green capital as the municipality, in partnership with The Covenant of Mayors & The Green Cities Accord, invites experts, representatives of local and national authorities, companies, NGOs, and citizens who choose action and accelerate the transition to greener, more sustainable cities to the Green Cities Forum.

Top speakers from the sustainability industry will rock the stage at Green Cities Forum 2023: Dejan CRNEK, Deputy Mayor, City of Ljubljana (SI), Dr Christina Yan Zhang, CEO, The Metaverse Institute, Tabaré Curras – Global Advisor Urban energy transition, WWF, Andy Clarke, Former President, League of American Bicyclists, Matthew Carmona, Professor of Planning and Urban Design, University College London, Thorsten Donn, Head of Office for Urban Planning & Housing, City of Stuttgart

Under the theme “Changing Perspectives. Embracing Transformation. Choosing Action. Together.“, this year’s edition puts the spotlight on the latest innovations and perspectives in sustainability, providing valuable networking opportunities and knowledge exchange. Participants will have the chance to interact with experts from various fields, such as sustainable urban planning, green mobility, renewable energy, circular economy, and many more.

I invite you to choose action as our main differentiating element and come together in the city at the foot of Tampa, Brasov, to outline project ideas, find solutions to our common problems, sit at the same table as city leaders, government officials, experts in public policies, and environmental experts, all united under a common mission: changing perspectives, embracing transformation, choosing action, and together, accelerating the transition to greener, more sustainable cities,” stated Mayor Allen Coliban.

Over 300 local representatives from cities across the country and Europe, over 20 experts in environmental public policies, private companies and CEOs, as well as locals from Brasov and tourists are expected to participate in networking sessions, expert-facilitated workshops, leadership and interest-based roundtable discussions, strategic facilitation, experience sharing, and presentations of best practice models.

The Green Cities Forum is supported by a number of European institutional partners, including The Covenant of Mayors & The Green Cities Accord, European Urban Initiative, Energy Cities – for Energy Managers.


  • International Conference on Environmental Public Policies – 5 to 7 September 2023;
  • Events to showcase activities initiated by the Municipality and partners to promote and advance the green transition;
  • Round tables by leadership levels and areas of interest, strategically facilitated, with the aim of creating partnerships, sketching project ideas and identifying solutions to current problems
  • Practical workshops to solve urgent problems identified at the level of working groups
  • Education, information and awareness raising activities, carried out by partners from the civil society with the support of the Municipality.

Stay tuned : agenda and registration link will be shared soon.

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