Kraków is officially the Applicant City for EU Green Capital 2024 Award
Kraków and seven other european cities were officially qualified as applicants for EU Green Capital 2024 Award. Now the applications will be assesed by the group of experts appointed by the European Commission.
Europa Nostra Heritage Hub for Central and Eastern Europe to be based in Kraków
A branch of the Europa Nostra network – the Europa Nostra Heritage Hub – will be established in Kraków, as the first outpost of this pan-European federation the headquarters of which are based in The Hague while its European Liaison Office is based in Brussels.
Kraków and UNICEF together support the youngest refugees
Kraków will receive nearly 80 million PLN to help the youngest refugees. This support is possible thanks to the city's cooperation with UNICEF. Today, Mayor of Kraków Jacek Majchrowski and UNICEF Deputy Regional Director for Central Europe and Asia Philippe Cori signed an agreement which provides for joint action on behalf of refugees until the end of 2022.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) visits Kraków
'I have been involved in humanitarian aid and refugee affairs for 40 years and I never imagined that I would visit Poland and Kraków in this context,' said United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, who visited Krakow's city hall on 30 March 2022.