NETworking the Covenant of Mayors

NET-COM

The NET-COM project wants to empower local authorities (at both political and administrative levels) to implement successfully their current (or future) Covenant engagements. Thus NET-COM directly supports the EU’s Energy and Climate Package targets. The project is carried out by a consortium of 12 partners from 12 different European countries.

In each country, National Covenant Clubs will be created to ensure:

  • better communication and exchanges among local authorities (Covenant Signatories or not) which would improve their own capacities and effectiveness to achieve the Covenant goals;
  • better communication, exchanges and synergies between local authorities and key actors such as public institutions (ministries, national/regional agencies, regions, provinces, associations of local and regional authorities) and any other stakeholders (businesses, NGOs, associations, etc.) willing to support local authorities in their

Funding

Intelligent Energy programme

Activities

  • establishing the BSR Covenant Club (link to the pages)
  • “How to cook up a Covenant Club”  Recipe book to accelerate the implementation of the Covenant of Mayors
  • trainings on innovative methods for communication, networking and  facilitation

Results

  • “How to cook up a Covenant Club”  Recipe book to accelerate the implementation of the Covenant of Mayors
  • Baltic Sea Region Covenant Club (link to page)

Initiative for boosting the Covenant of Mayors at national and regional level by creating Covenant Clubs and promoting creative networking strategies.

Started: 
2011 to 2013

Coordinator

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