energy union

  •  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

  •  knowledge society

Energy Horizon 2020 - Info Day

The Horizon Energy info day will take place on Friday 5 October in Brussels, in the Charlemagne building. It will present the upcoming funding opportunities offered by the EU's Horizon 2020 Programme to projects focusing on smart energy systems and smart cities and communities concepts.

event

start date: 05-10-2018
end date: 05-10-2018

  •  environment

Covenant of Mayors webinar: Have your say in the Global Covenant Reporting Framework

This webinar is proposed by the EU Covenant office to introduce you to the proposed Global Covenant framework and present you the survey questions.

event

start date: 08-06-2018
end date: 08-06-2018

  •  environment

Have your say in the Global Covenant Reporting Framework

The GCoM has opened a public consultation period ending on June 15 2018, open to all Covenant cities and any other party to provide feedback on the recommended Common Reporting Framework.

news

publication date: 05-06-2018

  •  environment

EU Green Week calls for green cities for a greener future

Cities across Europe are committed to the transition to a greener, more sustainable and inclusive future by working with citizens and collaborating in partnerships.

news

publication date: 23-05-2018

  •  mobility

news

publication date: 17-05-2018

  •  environment

Conference "Renewable energy developments and the EU Nature Legislation", 13 June 2018 Brussels

The European Committee of the Regions in partnership with the European Commission, under the Joint Technical Platform for Cooperation on the Environment, is organising a conference on "Renewable energy developments and the EU Nature Legislation" on 13 June 2018, in Brussels.

event

start date: 13-06-2018
end date: 13-06-2018

  •  environment

EURACTIV: Mayor of Ghent: Climate targets ‘almost impossible’ to meet without cities and regions

Daniël Termont, president of EUROCITIES and mayor of Ghent, who is also a board member of the Covenant of Mayors, talks to Euractiv about the need to give cities a say in the Energy Union governance by voting for Stakeholder Platforms.

publication

publication date: 27-04-2018

  •  environment

EURACTIV: Mayor of Ghent: Climate targets ‘almost impossible’ to meet without cities and regions

Daniël Termont, president of EUROCITIES and mayor of Ghent, who is also a board member of the Covenant of Mayors, talks to Euractiv about the need to give cities a say in the Energy Union governance by voting for Stakeholder Platforms.

publication

publication date: 27-04-2018