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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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9 municipalities from the Belgian Province of Namur joins the Covenant of Mayors as a group of signatories
23 January 2017 - 18:12
9 municipalities from the Namur area (Andenne, Assesse, Éghezée, Fernelmont, Floreffe, Gesves, Jemeppe-sur-Sambre, La Bruyère et Profondeville) officially committed to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy during a local signature event that took place mid-December in Namur....
NeZeR project develops City Action Plans for Nearly Zero-Energy Renovation
20 January 2017 - 11:36
The EU project NeZeR has created a new tool to accelerate the renovation process of Nearly Zero-Energy buildings in European cities...
Covenant signatories in Cyprus on track to exceed their 2020 targets!
3 January 2017 - 10:35
A new analysis by Covenant Supporter Cyprus Energy Agency has shown that Covenant signatories in Cyprus are bound to exceed their 2020 CO2 reduction commitments....
The Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa: Launch event at COP22
19 December 2016 - 16:56
On 15 November 2016, the European Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) organised a side event during COP22 on the Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa....
Call for fully funded city-to-city exchange opportunities
13 December 2016 - 17:21
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), and UN Habitat joined forces and offer fully funded city-to-city learning exchange opportunities...
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