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Council of Europe Congress praises and recommends joining the Covenant of Mayors

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The Covenant of Mayors is mentioned as a “reference movement” to join and an “unprecedented example of multi-action” in a resolution adopted by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe on the occasion of its 21st session of 18-20 October 2011.

The resolution on “Energy supply and energy efficiency at local and regional level: promoting energy transition”, expects local and regional authorities to play a decisive part in this energy transition and puts forward recommendations to strengthen their role in the process. Joining the Covenant of Mayors is one of them, “irrespective of the country concerned”.

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