The application for the inclusion of SUSTAINABLE CITY as a member of the "ENERGY CITIES" European Network was submitted. This organisation is supported by the European Union and is responsible for monitoring and strengthening the European policy on effective energy management and carbon footprint reduction. It also actively supports the European "Covenant of Mayors" on Climate and Energy and is the coordinator of many projects funded by European programmes.
The ceremony took place in the Municipality of Aradippou Cyprus, as it was initiated and coordinated by the Mayor, Evangelos Evangelides. Municipality of Aradippou is a member of the SUSTAINABLE CITY Network and this was an opportunity to further strengthening the ties between Cyprus and Greece through this cooperation.
The ceremony was attended by the President of the Sustainable City and Mayor of the Municipality of Pylos-Nestor, Mr. Dimitris Kafantaris, as well as the General Manager, Mr. Ioannis Georgizas, on behalf of the SUSTAINABLE CITY, Mrs. Jana Cicmanova, representative of the Executive Director of the ENERGY CITIES network, while the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides was also in attendance.
Hereupon, the SUSTAINABLE CITY participated in the meeting of two ongoing European projects under the coordination of the ENERGY CITIES network, which were carried out in Larnaca and utilise the latest potential for sustainable development, with a view to protecting the environment.