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Covenant Coordinators

How, in practice, are the Covenant Coordinators involved in the initiative and what are the benefits?

The advantages of becoming Covenant Coordinator are manifold:

  • Endorsement and recognition from the European Commission
  • Large visibility on an international scale, notably through promotion of their actions on the Covenant website
  • Networking and experience and knowledge-sharing with European counterparts
  • Scientific and technical feedback on tools and methodologies developed
  •  Participation in dedicated discussion groups, workshops and other experience-sharing platforms
  • Last but not least, consolidation of territorial development and strengthening of local governance

In practice, your administration as Covenant Coordinator, has access to the password-protected area of the website ‘My Covenant’, which offers a platform to share information and key data with the whole Covenant community and to increase the visibility of your administration.

Through My Covenant, you can:      

  • Keep your profile but also the local authorities’ profiles associated to yours, always up-to-date
  • Invite signatories to be linked to your online profile
  • Keep track of your signatory’s progress (SEAP, SECAP, monitoring...)
  • Submit a 18-month extension of your signatories SEAP submission deadline. See how to request an extension
  • Request a 18-month extension of your signatories monitoring submission deadline. See how to request an extension
  •  Make your Benchmarks of Excellence (i.e. your key implemented actions) visible to the Covenant community and beyond
  • Upload and share useful resources on the Capacity sharing platform and participate in discussion groups
  •  Publish your events in the agenda
  • Network with the Covenant community (through the forums, webinars, events...) and get inspired by their actions.

The extranet (My Covenant) and the public profile are synchronised; most of the information you enter in the extranet directly feeds into the public website.

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