Global Covenant of Mayors
for Climate & Energy

The largest global alliance for city climate leadership across the globe.

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Race To Zero Dialogues Cities & Regions Day – Stronger Together: The Role of Multi-Level Collaboration in Driving Climate Action

This session will highlight how multi-stakeholder alliances are driving collaboration and commitment to both an immediate green recovery and long-term climate action. Leaders from Europe, Asia, North America, Africa, and Latin America will also discuss how subnational government and non-state climate action can be better factored into NDCs and ultimately drive greater climate ambition.

City Climate Finance Gap Fund Launches to Support Climate-smart Urban Development

September 23, 2020 the City Climate Finance Gap Fund (“The Gap Fund”) was launched jointly by ministers and directors of the Governments of Germany and Luxembourg together with the World Bank, European Investment Bank, and Global Covenant of Mayors. It paves the way for low-carbon, resilient, and livable cities in developing and emerging economies by unlocking infrastructure investment at scale.

OVER 10,000 CITIES WORLDWIDE CALL ON ALL GOVERNMENTS FOR A GLOBAL GREEN RECOVERY

While cities have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, they will be essential economic engines for restarting recovery ambitions. As national governments navigate the regional complexities of responding to and recovering from COVID-19, countries and cities must jointly seize this opportunity to build back a cleaner, more resilient, sustainable and fairer world for everyone.

Climate Action Starts with Community-Driven Awareness

Established in 2012, the Sagnarigu Municipality is one of Ghana’s youngest provinces. Despite its young age, under the leadership of their Mayor Mariam Iddrisu, Sagnarigu has bold ambitions to take real action on climate change.

City Journey

From committing to monitoring and reporting, the City Journey is a step-by-step guide designed to support cities in bridging the gap from climate ambition to climate action delivery.

Stronger together

Cities and partners committed to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy share a long-term vision to combat climate change. Together, we are working towards a low-emission and climate-resilient future.

More than 10,000 cities stand ready to partner with national and international institutions to tackle both climate and economic crises through local initiatives, innovative financing models, and sustainable infrastructure.

Latest News

Race To Zero Dialogues: A Summary of Cities and Regions Day

On November 18, 2020, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM), together with its partners, organized Cities and Regions Day as part of the Race to Zero Dialogues. The Cities and Regions Day brought together 18 different partners who convened conversations with leading voices in the climate and urban development space, structured … read more

Campaign to mobilise 1,000 cities for a green and just recovery to address global climate emergency

1,000 cities will be recruited to participate in a global movement to address catastrophic climate emergency London, UK (09 November 2020) — Today, C40 Cities, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) and CDP announced a campaign to recruit as many as 1,000 cities around the world to deliver inclusive climate action, … read more

Race to Zero Dialogues Cities & Regions Day – Stronger Together: The Role of Multi-Level Collaboration in Driving Climate Action

                 Stronger Together: The Role of Multi-Level Collaboration in Driving Climate Action This session will highlight how multi-stakeholder alliances are driving collaboration and commitment to both an immediate green recovery and long-term climate action. Leaders from Europe, Asia, North America, Africa, and Latin America will also discuss how subnational … read more

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