Covenant of Mayors Webinar: How to Engage Citizens in Local Climate Action with Online Tools

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Covenant of Mayors Webinar: How to Engage Citizens in Local Climate Action with Online Tools

When:
11 September 2019 @ 14:30 – 16:00
2019-09-11T14:30:00+02:00
2019-09-11T16:00:00+02:00
Where:
Leicester
Cost:
Free

Covenant of Mayors Webinar: How to Engage Citizens in Local Climate Action with Online Tools

POWER H2020 was given the opportunity to hold a webinar at the Covenant of Mayors with our colleagues from Change the Future to introduce the POWER project to many communities.

The webinar aims to give municipalities an insight into citizen participation on adaptation and sustainability issues through online tools. In particular, we will discuss Digital Social Platforms (DSPs) and for this purpose present the POWER platform through the activities of Leicester City, UK, and the Change the Future platform through the example of Worms, Germany. The advantages and challenges of using DSPs will be highlighted and the possibilities of DSPs to achieve adaptation and sustainability goals will be discussed.

Agenda

5’: Welcome and introduction

10’: Environmental digital social platforms (DSPs) for citizen engagement

20’: Leicester City’s POWER Water Community

20’: City of Worms presenting the Change The Future platform

10’: Reaching adaptation and sustainability goals through DSPs with a focus on advantages and challenges

25’: Q&A session

Speakers

  • Selma Mergner, Climate Protection Manager, City of Worms, Germany
  • Alexander Cameron, Flood Risk Engineer, Leicester City Council, UK
  • Madlie Le Bihan, Project Manager, Climate Alliance, Germany
  • Nina Stiehr, Project Manager, Climate Alliance, Germany

You can find more information and register for free here: https://bit.ly/2Hh7sn1


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