The Covenant of Mayors is the mainstream European movement involving local and regional authorities, voluntarily committing to increasing energy efficiency and use of renewable energy sources on their territories. By their commitment, Covenant signatories aim to meet and exceed the European Union 20% CO2 reduction objective by 2020.

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Energy Security Conference: European Commission reiterates support to Covenant signatory cities
13 October 2014 - 10:34
The Ukrainian gas crisis has placed renewed emphasis on the need to ensure stable and secure energy supplies for Europe’s citizens and its economy...
EU Commission interviewed on Covenant of Mayorsâ key contribution to Energy Security
7 October 2014 - 13:59
Ahead of the 9 October High Level Covenant of Mayors Conference*, Marie Donnelly (Director forat the European Commission, DG Energy) explains how the Covenant of Mayors can improve Europe’s energy security with an increased sense of urgency ahead of the looming winter season....
The Economist : Covenant of Mayors listed among 'policies with highest impact on climate change mitigation'
25 September 2014 - 18:20
The Economist asked Climate Action Tracker, a group of scientists who study emissions policies and actions, to calculate the policies likely to have the biggest impact in 2020....
Georgian Prime Minister praises « Covenant of Mayors EU programme » at UN summit in New York
25 September 2014 - 14:33
Speaking at the UN 2014 Climate Summit last Tuesday September 23rd, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili stressed the crucial part played by cities in tackling climate change, emphasizing the involvement of Georgian local authorities in the Covenant of Mayors....
Belfius Smart City Award to recompense best sustainable & smart projects in Belgium
24 September 2014 - 09:54
From 18 September to 5 December 2014, all municipalities in Belgium - regardless of their size - can apply for the recently-launched "Belfius Smart City Award". ...
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