News and events
On December 1st-4th, 2020 Global Covenant of Mayors Virtual Open House will be held.
The Covenant of Mayors Alley was planted on October 22, 2020 in the park at the entrance to Stauceni City, Chisinau. The seedlings were provided by the EU project "Covenant of Mayors East" as a prize for the active participation of the area in the European Sustainable Energy Week. The alley was also supplemented by trees purchased by the Stauceni City Council.
Within the framework of the Covenant of Mayors - East project in Moldova, on October 27, 2020, an online training was held to raise awareness of participation in the Covenant of Mayors. The event was attended by representatives of EUD Moldova, support structures at the national level, representatives of several cities. The training was dedicated to the passive and potential signatories of the Covenant of Mayors in Moldova.
On October 12-15, 2020, the train-the-trainers workshop #2 was held on GoToMeeting platform.
The EU has published a study on the investment gaps in the energy, climate and environment sectors in municipalities in the Eastern partnership countries.
Children's thematic drawing competitions are one of the integral elements of the Sustainable Energy Week celebrations in Ukrainian CoM signatories. This year, the Covenant of Mayors East project team, together with the EU Delegation to Ukraine took the initiative to select the drawings of the winners of local competitions for the "Best of the best" competition and to determine the winners at the national level.
During the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW2020) CoM East project in cooperation with the Union of Communities of Armenia announced "Green and sustainable growth" photo (selfie) contest for teenagers representing the Covenant signatories in Armenia.
The CoM East team in Ukraine identified one of the priorities of this year's European Sustainable Energy Week celebration was to mark the efforts and achievements of the city's "energy crews". Because they are the right persons who, through daily organizational and practical work, help their communities to achieve the goals of the CO2 emission reduction set by the Covenant, save energy resources and raise living standards. Thus the idea of the competition "Energy Management Star" was born.