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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.
Belarus: EUSEW2020 Best event ideas competition on energy conservation “The young generation shaping the vision for a green recovery”
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”.
On June 23, as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2020, the CoM East team hosted a regional webinar and quiz on effective clean energy solutions for recovery and growth.
Ukraine: Winner of Quiz within the webinar “Circular economy as an evolution-proven way for cities to achieve sustainability”
On June 25, the online Covenant of Mayors Platform hosted a webinar entitled “Circular Economy as an Evolved Way for Cities to Sustainability”, organized jointly by the Covenant of Mayors East Project and the Covenant of Mayors Support Structure the Association of Energy Efficient Cities of Ukraine.
Aremnia: EUSEW2020 Webinar “Solar heating and photovoltaic systems and energy efficiency: technologies for green recovery and growth” and online quiz
On June 25 the webinar on “Solar heating and photovoltaic systems and energy efficiency: technologies for green recovery and growth” was held for CoM signatories in Armenia in the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW2020).
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.