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19 Sep - 29 Sep

Brussels, Belgium

European Sustainable Energy Week

This year, EUSEW takes a hybrid format, on the theme of ‘Going green and digital for Europe’s energy transition’, with speakers and participants in Brussels and […]

23 Sep

#EUSEW: The role of multiple benefits in the European green transition

This session aims to provide a thorough understanding of the multiple benefits approach, its expediency, the barriers hindering its widespread implementation, and its different fields […]

#EUSEW – REPowerEU: save energy, diversify, build a greener EU energy system

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, in the REPowerEU communication, the Commission stressed the need to eliminate our dependency on Russian fossil fuels. In […]

05 Oct - 06 Oct

St Raphael Resort, Amathountos Avenue, Pyrgos, Limassol, Cyprus

From Efficient Buildings to Green Living Areas – Efficient Buildings Community’s Final Event

This networking and learning event aims at: taking stock of the experience the various stakeholders of the Community (national and sub-national institutions, private professionals, etc.) […]

13 Oct - 14 Oct

Natural Gas-Free Neighbourhoods Workshop

Event organised by Driving Urban Transitions programme (DUT) from JPI-Urban Europe Within the Dutch ‘Natural Gas-Free Neighbourhoods’ (PAW) programme, city districts are currently trialing different […]

18 Oct

Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, Estonia

SHAPE EU – Study visit to Tallinn

Objective The objective of this study tour is to provide a unique opportunity to gain practical insights on renovation of large residential housing districts. Organized […]

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“Imagine the city we want”

26/07/2022

Op-ed by Sandra Vlašić, UNDP Wordsmith The UN-Habitat World Urban Forum, that recently took place in the Polish city of Katowice, has concluded on showing […]
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Energy security and climate: Cities stepping up to protect Europe 

Energy security and climate: Cities stepping up to protect Europe 

Summer alerts are threatening European climate objectives 

21/07/2022

Summer is here and while travellers are preparing their luggage to reach their touristic destination, the holiday season is covering Europeans with a misleading sense […]
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The energy crisis, changing narratives and the myth of financial decentralization

13/07/2022

The energy crisis hits hard Bulgarian municipalities. The country has no effective government in place; which aggravates the energy crisis at the local level, as […]
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Why did we, as local elected representatives, sign the #LocalStaff4Climate manifesto? 

12/07/2022

Cities do not lack climate ambition, but they lack human resources. This is the message of Philippe Guelpa-Bonaro Vice-President of the Metropolis of Lyon (France), […]
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Making cities climate-proof starts with investing in people

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SHAPE-EU

SHAPE-EU

European Affordable Housing Consortium: Sustainable Housing for Social Impact
SHAPE-EU

The European Union has embarked on a challenging journey towards carbon neutrality. A promising approach is district renovation. Renovation at district scale reduces CO2 emissions […]

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

The world's largest movement for local climate and energy action.
Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

After the adoption, in 2008, of the 2020 EU Climate and Energy Package, the European Commission launched the Covenant of Mayors to endorse and support the efforts deployed by local authorities in the implementation of sustainable energy policies.

EU City Facility

EU City Facility

Financial support and services to cities’ sustainable energy projects
EU City Facility

The mission of the EUCF is to build a substantial pipeline of sustainable energy investment projects across cities in the EU, by providing targeted financial, […]

Balkan Solar Roofs

Balkan Solar Roofs

Campaigning and training for the production of community-owned energy in the Balkans
Balkan Solar Roofs

This ambitious project will empower three city administrations to enable and inspire 500 new solar roof installations by 2024. The three participating cities are Poreč […]