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Kristina Dely from Energy Cities heads the Covenant of Mayors Office Covenant of Mayors Office The Covenant of Mayors Office (CoMO), established and funded by the European Commission, is responsible for the coordination and daily management of the initiative. It provides signatories with administrative support and technical guidance, facilitates networking between Covenant stakeholders and ensures the promotion of their activities. The CoMO is managed by a consortium of European networks representing local and regional authorities, led by Energy-Cities and composed of CEMR, CLIMATE ALLIANCE, EUROCITIES and Fedarene. . She makes sure that the office works smoothly and synergies are created internally and with other European initiatives.
Pirita Lindholm from Climate Alliance leads the monitoring operations. In liaison with the Joint Research Centre she monitors SEAPs SEAPs A Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) is the key document in which the Covenant signatory outlines how it intends to reach its CO2 reduction target by 2020. It defines the activities and measures set up to achieve the targets, together with time frames and assigned responsibilities. Covenant signatories are free to choose the format of their SEAP, as long as it is in line with the general principles set out in the Covenant SEAP guidelines. implementation and Benchmarks of Excellence Benchmarks of Excellence Benchmarks of Excellence are relevant examples of initiatives which Covenant signatories, Coordinators and Supporters feel particularly proud of, and moreover endorse as useful actions for other local authorities, provinces, regions or networks to replicate. .
Lucie Blondel from Climate Alliance coordinates the Covenant helpdesk Helpdesk The Helpdesk is the primary interface between local authorities and the Covenant of Mayors Office. It responds to general enquiries about the initiative and assists signatories through the signing process. and capacity-building activities - in liaison with a pool of national and local energy experts to build on their practical experience for the benefit of Covenant Signatories Signatories Signatories represent cities, with different size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris, that have signed the Covenant of Mayors on a voluntary manner and are committed to implement sustainable energy policies to meet and exceed the EU 20% CO2 reduction objective through increased energy efficiency and development of renewable energy sources. .
Frederic Boyer from Energy Cities oversees the work with Covenant Coordinators and Supporters as well as with Associated Partners Associated Partners Associated Partners are professional associations, NGOs, and other such structures which are in a position to provide linkages with private companies and civil society, as well as support to Covenant signatories, notably in the form of technologies, methods, financial incentives, promotional tools, cultural and participative initiatives. of the Covenant, thus ensuring a broader support for signatories Signatories Signatories represent cities, with different size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris, that have signed the Covenant of Mayors on a voluntary manner and are committed to implement sustainable energy policies to meet and exceed the EU 20% CO2 reduction objective through increased energy efficiency and development of renewable energy sources. .
Elodie Bossio from FEDARENE assists the work with Covenant Coordinators Coordinators The European Commission defines “Covenant Coordinators” as those public administrations which provide strategic guidance, financial and technical support to municipalities signing up to the Covenant of Mayors but lacking necessary skills and/or resources to fulfil their requirements. The Commission distinguishes between Territorial Coordinators, which are sub-national decentralized authorities - including provinces, regions and public groupings of municipalities - and National Coordinators, which are national public bodies - including national energy agencies and ministry of energy. and liaises with Local and Regional Energy Agencies Local and regional energy agencies Local and regional energy agencies (LAREAs) support the introduction of good energy management practices, advocate the concept of sustainability, provide information and guidance, and offer a number of other local services based on specific local energy needs. The energy agencies are funded by public authorities. providing support to signatories Signatories Signatories represent cities, with different size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris, that have signed the Covenant of Mayors on a voluntary manner and are committed to implement sustainable energy policies to meet and exceed the EU 20% CO2 reduction objective through increased energy efficiency and development of renewable energy sources. .
Marie Bullet from CEMR coordinates relations with Covenant Supporters Covenant Supporters The European Commission defines “Covenant Supporters” as European, national and regional networks and associations of local authorities which leverage their lobbying, communication and networking activities to promote the Covenant of Mayors initiative and support the commitments of its signatories. , to build on the networks broad support in promoting the Covenant and assisting signatories Signatories Signatories represent cities, with different size from small villages to major metropolitan areas such as London or Paris, that have signed the Covenant of Mayors on a voluntary manner and are committed to implement sustainable energy policies to meet and exceed the EU 20% CO2 reduction objective through increased energy efficiency and development of renewable energy sources. .
Jana Cicmanova from Energy Cities oversees the promotion of the Covenant and coordinates a high visibility ceremony organization.
Sandra Ramos from EUROCITIES is responsible for media relations, liaising with the press.
Christina Dziewanska-Stringer from CEMR oversees the various related local, national and European events. Let her know about any Local Energy Day Local Energy Day Local Energy Days are events organized by Covenant signatories as part of their official commitments, with the aim of raising public awareness of the opportunities offered by a more intelligent use of energy. They provide an occasion for local authorities to involve stakeholders and citizens in a common dialogue related to the development and implementation of Sustainable Energy Action Plans. Usually organised for a specified period, the types of events may vary, but normally include activities such as workshops, exhibitions, guided visits and open door days. you may organize!
Alix Bolle from Energy Cities is the main communications officer of the Covenant, she makes sure that best examples are promoted via our publications and newsletters.
Olivier Lagarde from Energy Cities is responsible for the planning, design and development of the Covenant online presence, including the website, extranet, web conferences, discussion lists, newsletters and social media platforms.
Ana Rita Neves from Climate Alliance is involved in the SEAPs SEAPs A Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) is the key document in which the Covenant signatory outlines how it intends to reach its CO2 reduction target by 2020. It defines the activities and measures set up to achieve the targets, together with time frames and assigned responsibilities. Covenant signatories are free to choose the format of their SEAP, as long as it is in line with the general principles set out in the Covenant SEAP guidelines. ’ monitoring developments in liaison with the Joint Research Centre Joint Research Centre The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the scientific and technical arm of the European Commission. It works in close co-operation with the CoMO to provide signatories with clear technical guidelines and templates in order to assist delivery of their Covenant of Mayors commitments as well as to monitor implementation and results.
Website of the JRC: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/jrc/
and a group of practitioners. She also runs the helpdesk Helpdesk The Helpdesk is the primary interface between local authorities and the Covenant of Mayors Office. It responds to general enquiries about the initiative and assists signatories through the signing process. operations.

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