The Covenant of Mayors – Europe Office fully recognizes the socioeconomic, political, and geographical impacts that COVID-19 is having on local communities around Europe. As local governments are developing sustainable recovery plans along their sustainable climate and energy plans, we provide more flexibility to signatories facing...Lue lisää
The Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office develops publications that help cities and towns get a better understanding of the financing and funding solutions at their disposal, and how they can make use of them.
Here are our two latest financing leaflets!
Financial instruments are a type of financing...Lue lisää
The Covenant City of Vienna will phase out fossil fuels from new buildings!
Since 24th June, “climate protection areas” entered into force: new buildings can be built only if they have a climate friendly energy system.
Vienna joined the Covenant of Mayors' community in 2012 and has signed on the 2030 targets. Last year, the...Lue lisää
After adopting a resolution on water resources protection, the City Council of the Covenant Signatory Wrocław (Poland) launched the "Catch the rain" programme in August 2019. The objective of the programme was to reduce the use of tap water and have less water entering the overloaded municipal sewage system, thanks to support to...Lue lisää
Takeaways from the Covenant of Mayors' webinar organised on June 29, in collaboration with the EU-funded LIFE PlanUp project
The COVID pandemic has severely hit the economies of the EU and its Member States. Recovery and resilience have now risen to the top of the policy agenda. In view of this new economic reality, what should be the...Lue lisää
- - A circular approach to nutrient loss
- _ Designing different roads for different users
These are just some of the ideas discussed during the meeting between Vilnius (Lithuania) and Nice Cote d’Azur (France) as part of the CoM twinning programme 2018-2019.
Waste not want not: closing the gap on nutrient...Lue lisää
- - Bologna’s Master Plan inspired by lessons from Turku
- - Turku’s forest mapping and carbon sink calculations
- - Local carbon market: Turku reviews plans based on lessons from Bologna
These are just a few of the ideas discussed and analysed between the cities of Turku (Finland) and Bologna (Italy) during their...Lue lisää
The municipality of Riba-Roja de Túria, adjacent to the natural park ‘Parque Natural del Túria’ in Valencia, is subject to the growing risk of forest fires. This hazard,...Lue lisää
On Tuesday 16 June, the Italian city of Lecce in Italy held a virtual discussion with their peers of Smiltene, Latvia. They discussed adaptation to climate change, energy efficiency in schools, data management platform, and the development of integrated energy plans.
In this online meeting, municipality of Smiltene presented its...Lue lisää
Our signatory city Ljubljana (Slovenia) is working with two private companies to realise the country’s largest ever energy retrofit contracting project, an investment of €14.9 million for the retrofit of 48 buildings!
Many of the 48 buildings that have been retrofitted are city-owned and include sports facilities, schools,...Lue lisää