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Energy efficiency - 11.01.2016
Through this survey the Commission aims to collect views and suggestions from different stakeholders, including that of towns and regions, in view of the review of the Directive, expected for 2016.
Should you want to participate, you have until 29 January 2016 to summit your response.
Energy Union - 18.11.2015annual report shows that much progress has already been made at the regional, national and European level in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the use of domestic energy sources as well as research and projects funding.
The state of the Energy Union was presented by Commissioner for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič during a press conference on 18 November. The Commission has committed to present these reports annually to take stock of the progress made on energy policies.
Mayors Adapt - 28.05.2015
To better meet local governments’ needs in when facing climate change, the Commission and its initiative Mayors Adapt, invite you to participate in an online survey by Sunday 7 June. Your answers will help develop and plan future activities and projects to better support the efforts made by local government in this domain.
For further information you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
European Green Leaf Prize - 05.02.2015European Green Leaf is the new competition for cities committed to the environment. With this award, the European Commission wants to recognize the effort made by small cities (between 50.000 and 100.000 inhabitants) to generate green growth and to stimulate citizens' environmental awareness and involvement.
If your city is leading the way in environmentally friendly urban living, do not hesitate to apply before 31 March 2015. For further information and to participate, send an email to: ENV-EUROPEAN-GREEN-LEAF@ec.europa.eu
Climate and energy - 23.10.2014European Commission, Paul Hodson, has written an article (available in French) supporting the implementation of sustainable energy projects in the fight against climate change. Mr Hodson also explains the different EU funds available for local government to accelerate Europe’s transition to a low carbon society.
Climate change - 12.05.2014exchange platform, jointly organised by ICLEI and the European Environment Agency in Bonn (Germany), on 28 May. This event will gather several supporting organisations like Eurocities or the European Investment Bank, as well as cities’ representatives from London or Copenhagen.
Check out the programme and register online (registration is free of charge)!
Energy and climate - 26.11.2013The project officer will deliver CEMR’s tasks in the Covenant of Mayors’ office.
This is a 36-month project until December 2016. For the first six months of the contract, the officer will also be involved in the CEMR policy work on environment, energy and climate, in order to gain knowledge of our activities in this field and be able to make the link between our policy and project activities.
The application pack is available in English.
The deadline for applications is Friday, 6 December 2013.
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Eva Baños de Guisasola
Policy Adviser - Environment, Energy and Climate
Tel. : +32 2 213 86 99
Skype : eva.banos.de.guisasola
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