Covenant of Mayors http://www.eumayors.eu/ en Catalonian Covenant Club fosters public-private cooperation to boost energy efficiency http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=790 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=790 2016-12-06 10:25:57 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/790_IMG_8717.JPG" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > In the framework of the Catalonian Covenant Club, stakeholders from the public and private sectors recently came together to upscale collaboration in the field of energy efficiency. INTERREG Europe launches its Policy Learning Platforms: What’s in there for the Covenant Community? http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=789 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=789 2016-11-30 14:57:42 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/789_index.png" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The Policy Learning Platforms aim to open up the knowledge gained within INTERREG Europe for the benefit of both project partners and the community of regional stakeholders, and to improve the implementation of Structural Funds and regional policies. The Covenant of Mayors going global: Milestones and achievements http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=788 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=788 2016-11-28 16:00:57 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/788_frise_CoM_going_global_700pix-99548+-+Copie.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The Covenant of Mayors was launched in 2008 in Europe with the ambition to gather local governments voluntarily committed to achieving and exceeding the EU climate and energy targets. Covenant of Mayors highlighted as key example of "Energy efficiency first"! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=787 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=787 2016-11-25 12:54:45 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/787_slidebuildings.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > In a recent publication by leading European think tanks, the Covenant of Mayors' approach to local planning is showcased as a best practice example of implementing the "Energy Efficiency first" principle. The Covenant of Mayors continues its global expansion through North America! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=786 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=786 2016-11-23 17:15:10 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/786_WorldMap_shutterstock.png" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > On the occasion of the Climate Summit for Local and Regional Leaders which took place on 14 November in Marrakesh, the European Commission announced the start of work on the setting up of the Regional Covenant Office for North America. European Energy Efficiency Fund to re-open technical assistance programme http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=785 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=785 2016-11-22 17:36:27 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/785_shutterstock_77962729.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Following the European Commission’s technical assistance facility managed by the European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF), the Fund has now set up a new assistance scheme to support ambitious public beneficiaries in developing bankable sustainable energy investment programmes. Learn how Italian Regions use EU Structural Funds to boost Covenant cities' actions http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=784 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=784 2016-11-17 15:22:28 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/784_Lightspring+-+shutterstock.com+-+Copie.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The Covenant of Mayors is a great success story in Italy, where half of all municipalities and over 100 regions and provinces are involved. A new report shows how Italian regions and provinces boost Covenant cities' actions on the ground by using EU Structural Funds.  Covenant cities already achieved a 23% CO2-reduction by 2014, on track to meet their 2020 targets! http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=783 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=783 2016-11-16 14:50:49 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/783_Capture-9.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre just released their 2016 report on Covenant cities’ achievements, which was presented on 14 November at COP22 in Marrakesh. 11 cities selected to participate in city twinning activities on urban adaptation http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=782 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=782 2016-11-14 15:06:09 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/782_shutterstock_55780216+-+Copie.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Over the summer, an online call for participation in a city twinning programme on adaptation to climate change was launched by the Mayors Adapt initiative (now merged with the Covenant of Mayors). 60 cities from 18 countries applied. Diputació de Barcelona develops a specific methodology and tools for Covenant Action Plans http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=771 http://www.eumayors.eu/news_en.html?id_news=771 2016-11-10 16:52:48 text/html en <img src="http://mycovenant.eumayors.eu/docs/news/771_Toolbox_cRodho.jpg" align="left" vspace="5" hspace="5" border="0" > Diputació de Barcelona - a Covenant of Mayors Coordinator - has developed a specific methodology in order to draft a Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAP) as well as several tools to support emissions calculations, climate change vulnerability assessments and to help fill in the SECAP online templates.