6th meeting of the Polish CoM Dialogue Platform – the end of NET-COM project

logo netcomThe 6th meeting of the Polish CoM Dialogue Platform on 28th of November 2013 was held in the form of webinar. It was already the last event organized in the framework of NET-COM project.

It was mainly focused on the future activity of meeting of the Polish CoM Dialogue Platform after the end of the project. Also “Action Plan for implementation of the Covenant of Mayors (CoM) in Poland during 2012 – 2020” was discussed and adapted. Moreover all the participants were informed about new PNEC project that will be implemented since 2014, mainly these supporting CoM signatories.

The webinar gathered representatives of local authorities of Bielsko-Biała, Dzierżoniów, Gdynia, Ełk, Kościerzyna, Lubin, Piaseczno, Przykona, Raciechowice, Śrem, Szczyrk, Ustka, as well as Janusz Kahl - honorary consul of Denmark and Sweden in Krakow and other interested actors. The participants evaluated this seminar very positively, also appreciating this unique form of meetings organization, convenient and allowing to save time and traveling costs.

The aim of NET-COM project, co-financed from the IEE Program, is to support the implementation of the pro-climate initiative known as the Covenant of Mayors by facilitating networking and exchange of experience between the signatories and their potential partners. The signatories of the Covenant of Mayors are cities and municipalities from all over Europe who voluntarily commit to improve energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources on their territories. Their goal is to go beyond adopted at EU target of reducing CO2 emissions by 20% by 2020.

Presentations:

  1. IntroductionMaria Stankiewicz, Association of Municipalities Polish Network „Energie Cités”
  2. “Action Plan for implementation of the Covenant of Mayors (CoM) in Poland during 2012 – 2020”Patrycja Płonka, Association of Municipalities Polish Network „Energie Cités”
  3. Information about new PNEC projectsAnna Jaskuła, Association of Municipalities Polish Network „Energie Cités”