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Covenant of Mayors - 17.08.2015survey to gather feedback on its future. This survey, translated in all EU languages, is open for participation until 23 September 2015. The results of the survey are expected to be published in October 2015.
Covenant of Mayors - 29.07.2015Covenant of Mayors secretariat launched a survey to gather feedback from all local government, networks representing them and other stakeholders on the future of the initiative: whether, and how, the Covenant of Mayors could move towards ambitious new goals?
The results of the survey will feed into the own-initiative opinion on the Covenant future that the Committee of the Regions is currently preparing and will provide inputs to the European Commission's policy on the initiative.
The questionnaire is available in all EU languages and the deadline to participate is 23 September 2015.
Sustainable Energy Week - 26.06.2015conference: “European cities driving the energy transition”, the Covenant of Mayors gives you a short overview of what was said.
Sustainable Energy Week - 03.06.2015Covenant of Mayors is organising one day session on "European cities driving the energy transition", on 17 June 2015. The conference will highlight how local governments can lead initiatives to contribute to the EU energy and climate objectives.
The first part of the session will focus on how concrete urban initiatives contribute to the EU Energy Union objectives. The second part will discuss how to involve other stakeholders working at the local level.
The registration deadline is 8 June 2015.
Climate change - 27.03.2015report, published by the European Commission, provides main statistics on local reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption in areas such as public transport, waste management and municipal public lighting .
The Covenant of Mayors was launched in 2008 by the European Commission and it has since then been signed by more than 6 000 municipalities and regions, committed to reduce CO2 emissions by 20% by 2020.
Covenant of Mayors - 23.02.2015Convenant of Mayors signatories? And that their actions will impact the daily life of 126 million citizens? Get to know more through this infographic presenting data from close to 3,500 signatory cities committed to increasing energy efficiency.
Covenant of Mayors - 12.01.2015Covenant of Mayors released a reference guide for the 2014-2020 period. This document will provide you with different funding opportunities ranging from EU budget to alternative financing schemes, like crowd-funding.
Covenant of Mayors - 11.07.2014Covenant of Mayors. Do you wonder what concrete actions the Covenant is leading or what advantages your municipality could benefit of by joining the network? Check out the introduction video and get answers to all your questions!
Covenant of Mayors - 27.02.2014Discover the measures implemented in Lille in order to achieve the Covenant of Mayors’ objectives in terms of sustainable development and fight against climate change. The Climate Plan aims in particular at reducing CO2 emissions by 30% by 2020.
The interview with mayor of Lille, Martine Aubry, is available on the Covenant of Mayors’ website.
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