Webinar: How to engage citizens in local climate action with online tools

PART OF Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy PROJECT

The Covenant of Mayor’s webinar aims to give municipalities insight into citizen participation on adaptation and sustainability issues through online tools.

About this Event

 

The webinar organised by the Covenant of Mayors’ office, 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 register for free here

You can register for free here