Croatian starting conference
The starting conference of the SEPlaM-CC project was held in Čakovec on 21st of July 2020. With this conference the project implementation officially started. The conference started with welcoming speeches of the Deputy Prefect of Medjimurje County, Mr. Josip Grivec and director of Medjimurje Energy Agency Ltd., Mr. Alen Visnjic.
After that, the employees of Medjimurje Energy Agency Ltd. presented the project, its activities, goals and expected results and Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan for Town of Čakovec, which was developed by the Agency in 2018. The conference was attended by more than twenty participants who, after the conference, were given the opportunity to ask questions related to the project and the possibilities of involvement in its implementation.
Hungarian starting conference
As a part of the SEPIaM-CC project, Zala County Foundation and Enterprise Promotion organised starting conference for awarness raising involved authorities, experts and stakeholders in Hungary. The aim of the conference was to increase awareness of the participants and show how they can support climate change and benefit by implementing SEPaM-CC project.
After greeting the audience ZMVA introduced the project SEPIaM-CC and presented the background, the problems, challenges, target groups, objectives of the project and benefits of the project.
The main message of starting conference, apart from the mentioned introduction to the difficult subject of the project, will concern the subsequent results of the project. The message should take into account the local context and the involvement of event participants so far in activities aimed at stop climate change and energy efficiency.
After the lectures the stakeholders had opportunity to ask questions and make discussion.
Project partners meetings
First project partners meeting
The first project partners meeting was held on Wednesday, 29th of July 2020. Due to COVID-19 virus pandemic, the partners agreed to hold the first meeting via Skype video call. During the one-hour meeting, the project partners discussed the activities to be implemented as well as the responsibilities that each partner will have within the project implementation.
The main topics of the meeting were: project management and administration, information and publicity, review of project activities and deadlines, analysis of existing practices in sustainable energy planning.
Second project partner meeting
Medjimurje energy agency Ltd. and Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion held on 5th of February 2021 the second project partner meeting in virtual form through the ZOOM platform.
During the meeting Medjimurje energy agency Ltd. presented the project activities after which the partners defined future steps in the implementation of project activities. The topics of the meeting were the following: management and administration activities, information and promotion activities, analysis of current practices in sustainable energy planning, development of methodology on strategy planning and development of SECAP and capacity building and improvement of cross-border cooperation.
The meeting was very productive and the partners in cooperation defined joint activities that will be implemented in the coming months of project implementation.
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