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  • Lahti is the European Green Capital 2021

    The European Green Capital city of Lahti in Finland is restoring the river Kumiankoski rapids during the Green Capital year.

    “Demolishing a dam is a fast, one-time and permanent measure to restore a crucial habitat for endangered migratory fish and other stream water species,” says Matti Kotakorpi, a water protection specialist in the City of Lahti.

    Read how demolition of old dams revives biodiversity
  • Lah­ti in­vi­tes Eu­ro­pean ci­ties to en­ga­ge in dia­lo­gue on en­vi­ron­men­tal so­lu­tions

    The European Dialogue for Sustainable Cities is a new series of panel discussions which seeks to provide a platform for vigorous debate on solutions for European cities in the midst of an ecological crisis and the coronavirus pandemic.

    Read more about The European Dialogue for Sustainable Cities
  • Need for advice?

    The City of Lahti customer service is locaded at Lahden Palvelutori Service Center in Shopping Centre Trio. There you can find a variety of services, which help you regarding employment, social benefits and social welfare or health care services.

    See the opening hours of Palvelutori
  • Lahti endures change as the European Green Capital 2021

    The European Commission has chosen Lahti as the European Green Capital 2021 (European Green Capital Award, EGCA) as the first city in Finland. The award is proof of Lahti’s persistent environmental work as Finland’s leading environmental city.

    Lahti is the European Green Capital 2021
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