Representatives of the City of Koprivnica at the two-day conference „Joint community action towards lower energy bills "01.02.2012.
Representatives of the City of Koprivnica at the two-day conference „Joint community action towards lower energy bills "
Ms Helena Hecimovic, member of the City Council, Ms Sandra Petak Samardzic, Head of Town Planning department and Senior associate for sustainable development Mr Nebojsa Kalanj attended the two-day conference „Joint community action towards lower energy bills“in Zagreb on 31 January and 1 February.
The aim of the conference was to stimulate public dialogue on energy efficiency and widen the implementation of energy efficiency activities at the local level.
The conference, organized by the Society for Sustainable Development (DOOR) within projects PDI and ENCRO, was intended for representatives of national and local executive and legislative authorities, civil society organizations as initiators of social change at local level, educational institutions, media and all citizens interested in achieving energy savings and participation in implementing energy efficiency measures.
Ms Mirela Holy, Minister of Environmental Protection and Nature, Mr Johannes Elle, of German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), Ms Marina Buza Vidas, ofNon-governmental organizations Office and Mr Marijan Maras of the City Department of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development of the City of Zagreb addressed the participants.
The first day of the conference presented foreign and domestic examples of good practice in implementing energy efficiency measures at the local community level.
In this part of the conference, Ms Hecimovic presented the experience of Koprivnica in the programme of energy efficiency „Bold new face of Koprivnica“.
The second day of the conference was dedicated to workshops related to energy efficiency in the local community and the introduction of the project ENCRO. The conference was organized with the financial support of the European Union through the IPA 2008, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), and the City of Zagreb.