Tallinn - The Green Capital of Europe – from Water Perspective

Date 22.03.2023
Location Online Webinar

11.00-12.30 CET


This online event is a cooperation between the European Green Capital 2023, Tallinn and the European Water Association.

It aims to highlight Tallinn from a Water Perspective and will be a platform to share the current activities and projects going on in the city of Tallinn regarding Water challenges in the city. It will also provide a platform for exchange between water professionals in Estonia and particularly Tallinn, scholars training the next generation of water experts and the private sector currently working in Tallinn.

It will also be an opportunity for the city to present itself under all the activities and innovative ideas that led to the designation of Tallinn and The Green Capital of Europe 2023.

The presentations will be followed by a discussion open to the public and will be concluded by a take home message from the Green Capital Tallinn.


You can learn more about the Green Capital of Europe 2023 on their website

Registrations Details

This webinar is offered FREE of charge. 

To attend the webinar, registration is mandatory.

You can fill out the online registration form below or the pdf version and send it back to the secretariat.


11:00- 11:03 Introduction: Short Film about Tallinn  
11:03- 11:10 Welcome adresses by Johannes Lohaus, Secretary General of EWA

and Krista Kampus Executive Director of the Tallinn - European Green Capital 2023
11:10-11:25 "Tallinn - The Green Capital of Europe" Krista Kampus
Executive Director of the Tallinn - European Green Capital 2023
11:25-11:40 "Water Challenges in Tallinn" Mai Andresson
Project Manager, Smart City Project Competence Centre, Tallinna Strategic Management Office
11:40-11:45 "Mapping the flash floods in urban areas" Jana Põldnurk
Estonian Environment Agency Head of Hydrology department
11:45-11:50 "Studying “Water” in Tallinn" Ivar Annus
Professor of urban water systems, Tallinn University of Technology
11:50-11:55 "Working in the Water Sector in Tallinn" Priit Kappak
Tallinn Waterworks (Tallinna Vesi AS), Environmental and Quality Manager
11:55-12:25 Q&A and Discussion:
“Take home messages from the Green Capital Tallinn”
Arthur Guischet
EWA Water Policy Officer
12:25-12:30 Conclusion Arthur Guischet
EWA Water Policy Officer




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