In the beginning of May, the Association of Flemish Municipalities proposed a Sustainability Pact towards to other governments in Belgium. At the occasion of the formation of new governments and parliaments on the regional (Flemish), national (Belgian) and European level, the Flemish local governments expressed their belief in...Přečtěte si více
The European Green Capital award for 2021 was awarded last night to Lahti during a ceremony held in the current Green Capital, Oslo. The two Green Leaf awards 2021 reward the ambitious plans of the Covenant cities of Limerick and Mechelen.
The European Green Capital Award aims to recognise the environmental achievements of...Přečtěte si více
The aim of the Urban Adaptation Map Viewer, developed by Climate-ADAPT, a partnership between the European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA), is to provide an overview of the current and future climate hazards faced by European cities.
The map viewer collates information from various sources on the observed...Přečtěte si více
During the Urban Future Global Conference on 22-24 May in Oslo, Covenant of Mayors cities once again demonstrated their leadership role in the fight against climate change. Over 400 cities took part in 3 days of innovative workshops, sharing ideas on how to create sustainable cities.
During a first-day plenary session...Přečtěte si více
On May 29, Members of the Political Board of the Covenant of Mayors met with Vice-President for the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič and Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action & Energy. During this cordial and fruitful exchange, political representatives of Cologne, Heidelberg, Porto and Tampere and of the North-West...Přečtěte si více
The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, the State of Baden-Württemberg and the City of Heidelberg jointly hosted the International Conference on Climate Action – ICCA2019 – in Heidelberg on 22 and 23 May 2019. Centred on “Collaboration for Climate action”, the conference intended to strengthen multi-level cooperation...Přečtěte si více
The Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform is a space for continuous learning where you can tap into the know-how of experts and experience of peers in the four programme topics: research and innovation, SME competitiveness, low-carbon economy, and environment and resource efficiency.
The Policy Learning Platform's peer...Přečtěte si více
On the occasion of a Mayors' Breakfast at the International Conference on Climate Action 2019 in Heidelberg, Mayor of Heidelberg Eckart Würzner announced that he joined the Global Covenant of Mayors Political Board.
In conjunction with the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference in Oslo, the World Green Building Council and partners announce BUILD UPON2; a project that will accelerate the renovation of buildings in European cities
With cities across the world declaring climate emergencies and climate action high up on the agenda for the European...Přečtěte si více