The Secretariat will promote coherence, identify synergies in engagement and facilitate the exchange of best practice between Regional Covenants and organizations supporting climate action in cities. Working together with the Founders Council and Regional and National Covenants, the Secretariat works to:

  • Develop joint city and local recruitment and engagement strategiesCreate principles and standards for data management, research concept
  • Create principles and standards for data management, research concepts and communication strategies, including ensuring visibility at major events.
  • Seek opportunities for new investment in cities and local governments

The Secretariat serves and strengthens the Global Covenant of Mayors to :

Unite and connect a global coalition of cities and local governments

Reinforce and amplify the impact of location action

Leverage and link data to drive local climate initiatives

Accelerate and increase investment in cities and local governments