News and events
On September 2-4, a working visit to Zhytomyr City took place within the framework of the experience exchange program - City2City, where representatives of seven cities-Signatories of the Covenant of Mayors took part: Sievierodonetsk, Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Myrhorod, Slavutych, Kamyanets-Podilskyi and Vinnytsia.
Georgia: Awarding of Winners in the Contest for the Best Digital Sustainable Energy Day-2020 Organizer
By organizing 29 various digital and outdoor events the teams of 11 Georgian CoM signatories fought over the prizes in the CoM East contest for the "Best Digital Sustainable Energy Day-2020 Organizer", conducted by the CoM East together with the Energy Efficiency Center Georgia, which is the Covenant Supporter in Georgia. On July 10, 2020 during the online presentation of entries for the contest the best 3 organizers were announced. The best 3 organizers of the Sustainable Energy Days and prize winners became representatives of Mtskheta municipality - the 1st place, Gori and Bolnisi municipalities, the 2nd and 3rd place winners accordingly. All participating municipalities also received certificates of participation in Sustainable Energy Week EUSEW2020.
Ukraine: EUSEW2020 Winners of thematic online quest “Energy managers networks as a prerequisite for Successful implementation of energy and climate policy”
On June 26, a two-hour webinar "Network of energy managers as a prerequisite for successful implementation of Energy and Climate Policy" was held on the online Covenant of Mayors Platform. It was organised by the CoM East Project in cooperation with the Covenant Supporter – Association of Ukrainian Cities.
Moldova: EUSEW2020 Awarding ceremony for the winners of the video contest “Online trip to the localities of CoM East signatories"
European Sustainable Energy Week and Energy Days are gaining popularity among the signatories to the Covenant of Mayors in Moldova. Due to COVID-19, the activities under EUSEW 2020 were carried out exclusively online in the Republic of Moldova, but there was a wide participation of signatories and support structures.
On August 26-28 representatives of five new signatory cities of the EU initiative "Covenant of Mayors - East" gathered in Myrhorod City as part of the City2City experience exchange program.
Armenia: EUSEW2020 Webinar “Sustainable Energy Path to Post-pandemic Economic Recovery” and online quiz
On June 24 the webinar on “Sustainable Energy Path to Post-pandemic Economic Recovery” was held for CoM signatories in Armenia in the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW2020).
By sending their selfies shot against the renewable energy/energy efficiency technologies photo enthusiasts from Georgian CoM signatories fought over the prizes in the CoM East photo contest “We Go Sustainable”, conducted by the CoM East together with the Energy Efficiency Center Georgia, which is the Covenant Supporter in Georgia.
Energy Days on clean and efficient energy in various formats were being organised across Europe and Eastern Partnership countries, including Belarus.This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the events moved to a new online format under the motto: “Beyond the Crisis: Clean Energy for Green Recovery and Growth”.