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Towards an Action Plan for Energy Efficient Housing in the UNECE region

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in cooperation with CECODHAS - The European Liaison Committee for Social Housing and the City of Vienna is organizing an international Workshop on energy efficiency in housing to take place in Vienna, on 23-25 November 2009.

The workshop is a follow-up of a previous event that was held in Sofia on 21-22 April 2009 and focused on benefits and challenges of energy efficiency in housing, considered some cases studies and pilot projects in the region, and made some recommendations on priority actions to be considered by the UNECE Committee on Housing and Land Management. For more information and to view the presentations and the background paper, please visit

The Vienna Workshop, entitled "Towards an Action Plan for Energy Efficient Housing in the UNECE region", will now focus on institutional, legal, policy, technological, public awareness, financial and other measures and solutions to enhance energy efficiency in housing. The results of the workshop and the related measures presented will feed into and contribute to the development of the Action Plan for Energy Efficient Housing to be developed under the UNECE.

For further information on this event, please visit

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UNECE, CECODHAS, City of Vienna
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