The Directorate-General for Territory in Portugal, the Torres Vedras City Council, the Reference Framework for Sustainable Cities, and the Covenant of Mayors Office are co-organising the conference “Cities leading the way to a sustainable future” that will be held on 17 April in Torres Vedras, Portugal. The objective of this event is to address sustainable and integrated urban development, with particular emphasis on the EU Urban Agenda and European Initiatives that support the implementation of climate and energy policies at the local level. The Secretary of State for Environment, representatives from the Partnerships of the EU Urban Agenda, and local governments will discuss the challenges and opportunities for Portuguese local governments and the way ahead towards building more sustainable and resilient territories.
The objective of this event is to address the theme of sustainable and integrated urban development, with particular emphasis on the Urban Agenda for the European Union, as well as the initiatives promoted by the Council of European Municipalities and Regions. This event is an opportunity to contribute to strengthening the capacities of Portuguese local authorities in these matters, in particular through the articulation of local, national and European policies and initiatives.
About DG Territorio, the Covenant of Mayors, the Reference Framework for Sustainable Cities and the Torres Vedras City Council
- Apr 17, 2018
- Apr 17, 2018
Centro Pastoral de Torres Vedras Centro Pastoral de Torres Vedras, R. da Liberdade, Torres Vedras, Portugal