Illustration Covenant Coordinators

Covenant Coordinators are public authorities that are in a position to provide strategic guidance, technical and financial support to Covenant of Mayors signatories and municipalities signing up to it.

Alongside financial assistance, Covenant Coordinators typically support signatories in conducting a CO2 emission inventory and/or a climate risk assessment, as well as in preparing and implementing their Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans.

  • Covenant Territorial Coordinators are decentralised authorities, such as regions, provinces or grouping of local authorities,
  • Covenant National Coordinators are national public bodies such as ministries or national energy agencies.

The European Commission recognises them as important allies to support Covenant of Mayors signatories to meet their commitments and increase the impact of the Covenant.

Regione Emilia-Romagna


President:Palma Costi
Country: Italy


Main contact: Anna Zappoli
Position: Funzionario Servizio Energia ed Economia Verde


Supporting tools available to municipalities for the development of SEAPs
Category: Methods and tools
Description: The initiative is managed by the DG Productive activities, commerce and tourism in collaboration with the DG Environment and Soil and Coast safeguard, with the technical support of ERVET, the regional enhancement agency and ARPA, the regional environmental protection agency.The tools have been developed through a specific working group of Associations of Local Authorities coordinated by ANCI ER , including Provinces, Municipalities and their Cluster, consulents.The tools will facilitate the preparation and monitoring of SEAPs and the development of a coherent regional system with common methodologies and data sets, but also will promote a direct link between the regional government and the local bodies. Available tools are:1) tools for Baseline Emissions Inventory and energy data2) tools for preparation and monitoring of the SEAP

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Last updated at: 28 June 2016
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