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  Covenant Coordinators and Supporters Newsletter May 2012  
Covenant of Mayors: Driving change in local communities
Interview with Salvador Esteve, President of the Barcelona Provincial Council. The Barcelona Province is one of the most active Covenant Coordinators. It was among the early beneficiaries of the ELENA technical assistance, which proved instrumental in setting up the necessary legal and financial framework to assist municipalities in delivering ambitious sustainable energy measures on their (...) Read more
  Inspiring Achievements
Over 100 provinces and regions supporting the Covenant of Mayors
Only a few months ago did the Covenant of Mayors community reach the threshold of 3,000 signatories and today the figure has already risen to over 4,000! But the growing enthusiasm for this well-established movement is not limited to local (...) Read more
What makes a good SEAP? A+CoM award conferred to nine Italian cities!
The A+CoM award, an initiative of Climate Alliance Italy and Kyoto Club which aims to acknowledge outstanding Sustainable Energy Action Plans adopted in Italy, was granted for the first time to nine cities on the occasion of a ceremony held on (...) Read more
  Latest Highlights
EU Sustainable Energy Week: Covenant of Mayors to host two high-level events in Brussels
The Covenant of Mayors Office is co-organizing two events during the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) taking place between 18 and 22 June in Brussels. Every year hundreds of organisations and individuals participate in EUSEW by hosting Energy (...) Read more
Alicante Provincial Council and Energy Agency sign memorandum of understanding on the Covenant of Mayors
The Provincial Council and Energy Agency of Alicante have signed a memorandum of understanding for joint management of the Covenant of Mayors initiative. The cooperation agreement foresees a wide range of actions aimed to accelerate the (...) Read more
European Commission welcomes UITP as Associated Partner to the Covenant of Mayors
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has joined the Covenant of Mayor initiative as an Associated Partner to help cities go beyond the EU energy and climate objectives. Read more
  Events & webinars
Covenant signatories meet business to convert plans into actions
22 June 2012 - Brussels, Belgium
Managenergy Annual Conference - Sustainable Energy Investments in Cities and Regions
20 June 2012 - Brussels, Belgium
2012 Santarém Energy Day
5 June 2012 - Santarém, Portugal
Macedo de Cavaleiros Energy Day
5 June 2012 - Macedo de Cavaleiros, Portugal
Basque Country Energy Days
18 - 24 June 2012 - Basque Country, Spain
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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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