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Signatories to the new Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

Heralded as the “world’s biggest urban climate and energy initiative” by Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy brings together thousands of local and regional authorities voluntarily committed to implementing EU climate and energy objectives on their territory.

New signatories now pledge to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 40% by 2030 and to adopt an integrated approach to tackling mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

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First Advisory Board Meeting for the Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa
21 February 2017 - 16:14
The first advisory board meeting of the EU-funded initiative “Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa” took place on 6 February 2017 in Accra, Ghana...
Innovative solutions for climate change adaptation: Twinning visit in Bratislava, Slovakia
20 February 2017 - 10:22
The city of Bratislava hosted representatives from the cities of Arnhem and Bremen from 16 to 17 January 2017 for a peer-exchange learning...
Get assistance to develop bankable sustainable energy investment programmes!
16 February 2017 - 18:11
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....
Want a SUMP in your city but don’t have the expertise or tools?
16 February 2017 - 08:59
Three new EU-funded mobility projects have launched a survey to help them understand cities’ needs and barriers when trying to develop Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs)....
A Politicial Board of Cities to steer the EU Covenant of Mayors
13 February 2017 - 12:34
The Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy entered a new phase of its history with the launch of the European Covenant of Mayors Board, reaffirming the initiative as a unique political movement steered by mayors....
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