energy union

  •  cooperation
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

PED Cities Workshop and a site visit on 3 and 4 April in Vienna

The Programme on Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods (PED) has the ambition to develop pathways towards implementation of 100 Positive Energy Districts in urban neighbourhoods across Europe by 2025. This is seen as an important contribution to current policies on achieving the goals of reducing Europe’s carbon footprint, managing the energy transition and to cities ambitions towards sustainable urban development. Solid understanding and consideration of cities’ experiences and...

event

start date: 03-04-2019
end date: 04-04-2019

  •  economy
  •  environment

event

start date: 19-02-2019
end date: 20-02-2019

  •  environment

Covenant of Mayors city-twinning programme 2018/19: 5 EUROCITIES members selected

Bologna, Braga, Nice Metropole, Turku and Vilnius have been selected to take part in a peer-learning exchange on climate mitigation and adaptation at local level in the framework of the Covenant of Mayors city-twinning programme 2018/19.

news

publication date: 19-12-2018

  •  environment
  •  mobility

2018 at a glance: Key facts and figures of the Covenant of Mayors in Europe

Are you wondering about the impact of the Covenant of Mayors community? Check our 2018 infographic and discover the achievement of the 8,800+ signatory cities.

publication

publication date: 18-12-2018

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on the LIFE programme 2021-2027

The EUROCITIES statement on the Commission proposal for a regulation on LIFE (2021-2027) is now out.

publication

publication date: 08-10-2018

  •  environment

Amsterdam commits to 55% CO2 emissions reduction by 2030 at the ChangeNOW Summit

Amsterdam hereby renews its commitment under the Covenant of Mayors. By committing to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, it sets even more ambitious targets than the minimum Covenant requirements (40% emission reductions by 2030).

news

publication date: 03-10-2018

  •  environment

EUROCITIES partner of the European Green Capital Network pilot project

EUROCITIES, along with ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability), is to run a pilot project for the European Green Capital Network. As well as supporting the EU Commission in coordinating the work of the network of winners and finalists, we will also be involved in developing tools to share these cities' expertise with a wider audience.

news

publication date: 02-10-2018

  •  environment
  •  mobility

Local climate action : several EUROCITIES members raise the bar

Several EUROCITIES members took ambitious commitments to become low-carbon at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on 14 September 2018.

news

publication date: 20-09-2018

  •  environment

The 1st Covenant Cities in the Spotlight call is now open!

In the 10th year of the initiative, the Covenant of Mayors wishes to reward signatories that have been working within the Covenant framework and achieving remarkable progress in their local energy and climate action. Being a "Covenant City in the Spotlight" is a great opportunity to showcase the progress made and become a reference example for the whole Covenant Community and beyond.

news

publication date: 01-08-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

New Austrian presidency of the European Union announces policy priorities

The Austrian presidency of the council of the European Union, which started on 1 July 2018, has identified three main fields of action to help tackle the legitimacy crisis that the European Union is facing among citizens.

news

publication date: 13-07-2018