Following the Iberian workshop on SECAPs in Madrid, a similar workshop was organised in Lisbon, to analyse the measures applied in Lisbon. Having in mind the specific characteristics of each city, we wanted to find good measures implemented in one of the cities that could be replicated to the other city. The idea of these […]
PLANIFICACIÓN DE LA ACCIÓN CLIMÁTICA MUNICIPAL EN ESPAÑA ‘ENCUESTA PACES’: RESULTADOS Y RECOMENDACIONES (SPANISH)
El presente Informe forma parte de la línea de trabajo del proyecto LIFE Unify dirigida al seguimiento, valoración y asesoramiento en materia de política climática local, en concreto, en cuanto a la elaboración e implementación de los planes de acción de energía y clima municipales con horizonte 2030, para garantizar que estén alineados y sean […]
INFORME DE RESULTADOS DEL TALLER IBÉRICO DE INTERCAMBIO SOBRE PLANIFICACIÓN CLIMÁTICA A NIVEL MUNICIPAL (SPANISH)
El presente informe resume los resultados obtenidos del taller ibérico sobre planificación climática a nivel municipal, centrado en la ciudad de Madrid y organizado por SEO/BirdLife el pasado 31 de mayo de 2022 de 10h a 14h, en el marco del proyecto europeo “LIFE Unify”. El proyecto tiene como objetivo impulsar una transición temprana de […]
HIGH-LEVEL EVENT REPORT – Repowering for the People: challenges and opportunities for EU member states
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine exposed the fossil fuel crisis more than ever, further highlighting the need for immediate actions to tackle the ongoing climate emergency and accelerate a needed energy transition. On 18 May, the European Commission reacted by presenting ‘REPowerEU’, with the objective of weaning off the EU’s reliance on energy imports from […]
EVENT REPORT: Good practices of municipal climate and energy action – from development to implementation
On 25 May Focus, CAN Europe, RAC France, DOOR and CDE organised an online conference: “Good practices of municipal climate and energy action– from development to implementation”. More than 40 representatives from municipalities, public administration, energy and development agencies and NGOs from Slovenia, Czechia, Croatia, France and other countries participated to the event, discussing how […]
As a result of the “Franco-German workshop on investments needs & Stability Growth pact” (28 October 2021), organised in the framework of the LIFE Unify project, French and German NGOs have published a joint declaration on the Reform of EU Fiscal Rules. In the document, the NGOs call for a reform of the Stability and […]
On June 30, 2021, SEO/BirdLife, the Spanish partner in Unify, led the second Iberian Workshop on renewable power interconnections between Portugal and Spain. The workshop took place online and with simultaneous translations, which allowed the joint participation of key institutions and competent entities in the issue of renewable power interconnections from both countries. The workshop […]
On June 22, 2021, ZERO, the Portuguese partner in Unify, led the first Iberian Workshop on railway interconnections between Spain and Portugal. The workshop took place online and with simultaneous translations, which allowed the joint participation of key institutions and competent entities in the issue of railway interconnection from both countries. The workshop increased the […]
HIGH LEVEL EVENT REPORT: Accelerating climate action in the EU and Member States through the Fit for 55 package and National Planning Processes
In July, the European Commission presented the “Fit for 55 package” which aims to revise the EU’s climate and energy legislation to implement its new 2030 climate target of net 55% emission reduction. Currently, Member States are developing their position on the package which needs a whole of government approach. In an effort to help […]
On 12 May a CEE regional event on restructuring of coal regions and roles of local communities and trade unions within this process took place. At the event we discussed the importance of timely coal exit in the context of EU’s enhanced climate and energy policies. As Slovenia and other CEE countries are lagging behind we shed light on the key climate and economic reasons for abandoning coal before 2030.
On 18 and 19 May 2021, Centre for Transport and Energy (CDE) and CAN Europe together organized an interactive online workshop Cultivating Just Transition in Central and Eastern Europe. The main ambition was to take a step back and reflect on the current status of just transition debates in different European regions, including in relation to the set up of relevant financial instruments, so as to help envisage constructive ways forward.
On Wednesday 24th February 2021, 35 participants from municipalities, energy and development agencies, public administration, business and NGOs participated in the workshop “The role of municipalities in the implementation of the national energy and climate plan”
In December 2020, the Unify project has organised a Baltic regional workshop on programming of EU funds with a focus on climate, energy and environmental issues. In the online workshop the participants from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania exchanged on how to better participate in the multiannual financial framework (MFF) process and EU funds programming in their respective countries.
Workshop Report on Participatory processes in development and implementation of climate and energy strategies
More than 40 participants from 7 countries, including NGOs, representatives of governments, private sector, universities and energy agencies, discussed the importance of participatory processes in development and implementation of climate and energy strategies
On the 15th of May 2020, the workshop on the participatory process for just transition planning took place for Estonian stakeholders. The workshop concentrated on how to design a participatory process for the preparation of a territorial just transition plan for the Ida-Viru region.