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Covenant of Mayors
  Covenant Newsletter January 2012  
A roadmap for the Covenant’s future
Interview with President of the Committee of the Regions Mercedes Bresso. In this exclusive interview with the Covenant of Mayors Office, President Bresso shares the Committee’s perspectives regarding the future developments of the Covenant of Mayors, which can be summed-up in its recently unveiled ABC strategy - Activate, Broaden , Cooperate. Touching on a wide array of issues including sustainable energy funding and investments, inclusion of resource efficiency within the scope of the (...) Read more
  Inspiring Achievements
  The Danish municipality of Albertslund, a Covenant of Mayors Signatory, was elected Nordic Energy Municipality 2011 for its innovative methods and solutions in the renovation of existing building (...) Read more The City of Herten, Germany, was once among the biggest hard coal producers in Europe. This now seems part of a long, distant memory for this Covenant of Mayors Signatory which recently submitted a Sustainable Energy Action Plan with an (...) Read more For the municipality of Viroinval, from the Belgian region of Wallonia, becoming part of the Covenant of Mayors community was a logical next move, providing a framework to the already very ambitious sustainable energy measures and actions (...) Read more  
  Latest Highlights
  The necessary extension of the Covenant of Mayors to the South Mediterranean region was presented as a key outcome of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) plenary session held in Bari, Itlay, on 29 and 30 January 2012, and (...) Read more Covenant of Mayors Signatories are invited to take part in the 2012 Sustainable Energy Europe Awards Competition. Open for applications until 29 February, it presents local authorities with a unique opportunity to promote their project(s) or (...) Read more  
  Upcoming events
  16 February 2012 - Brussels, Belgium  
  22-23 March 2012 - Copenhagen, Denmark  
  26 April 2012 - Munster, Germany  
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  The sole responsibility for the content of this newsletter lies with the Covenant of Mayors Office. It does not necessary reflect the opinion of the European Union. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein. The Covenant of Mayors was set up with financial support of the European Commission and consists of five associations of European local authorities: Energy Cities, Climate Alliance, Eurocities, CEMR, Fedarene, and ICLEI Europe.

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