George Abulashvili, the national expert for CoM East, recently participated in a TV show "Real Estate Prospects" on "Business media Georgia" TV, where he discussed critical issues related to building energy efficiency in Georgia. George Abulashvili, the national expert for CoM East, recently participated in a TV show "Real Estate Prospects" on "Business media Georgia" TV, where he discussed critical issues related to building energy efficiency in Georgia.
CoM East Secretariat helps cities in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine to access and benefit from the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) and other global initiatives, which offer financial initiatives, capacity building, technical support, and exchange programs to help cities develop and implement sustainable infrastructure projects and attract investments.
The Covenant of Mayors supports cities in achieving their sustainable energy and climate goals. By signing up to the initiative, local authorities committed to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and increasing their use of renewable energy sources. One of the core documents that signatories had to develop and submit to the CoM is the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP).
There is a growing recognition of the crucial role women can play in addressing climate and energy issues. Research has shown that when women are involved in decision-making, policies and programs are more likely to be effective and sustainable.
The Covenant of Mayors East marked its 10-year anniversary in the region,celebrating a decade of commitment to sustainable energy and climate action bylocal authorities in the Eastern Partnership countries.
Dedicated to the launch of the third phase of the Covenant of Mayors - East project in December 2021, covers various aspects of the project’s objectives implementation concerning sustainable energy and climate adaptation in the face of the ongoing war in Ukraine.