The Policy Support Facility is a new initiative launched by the European Commission under the Covenant of Mayors – Europe to assist local and regional authorities implement adaptation strategies.
In this framework, a group of experts will be selected to support 40 municipal and regional governments in their pathway to advance adaptation action. The Covenant of Mayors – Europe is looking for experts on:
- National governance (in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain)
- Nature-based solutions
- Disaster risk reduction
- Just transition
- Built environment
Each expert will support one to three cities or regions on one specific adaptation measure that they have identified as a priority. This can be anything climate adaptation-related: it may be to prepare the ground work of identifying risks and vulnerabilities, to develop a local policy to incentivise nature-based solutions, or even to perform a feasibility study for a rainwater catchment infrastructure project. The total commitment is of 8 working days per municipality or region supported.
Find out more and apply here.
Find out more about the Covenant of Mayors – Europe here.