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Asia Pacific Cities Race to COP26 – 8th July 2021

This event will serve as the official launch of the Cities Race to Resilience. The Cities Race to Resilience is the official track for cities to join the UNFCCC Climate Champions Race to Resilience campaign which launched in January 2021. The Cities Race to Resilience has been brought together by several city networks and organisations … read more

UN-Habitat launches Call for Regional Curators for UN-Habitat and GCoM’s (virtual) Innovate4Cities conference 11-15 October 2021

The submission deadline for Call for Regional Curators in support of the Innovate4Cities conference has been extended to 28th May 2021. If you are a local government, research institutions or a city innovator and would like to support accessible, innovative, and equitable city climate action, apply here. UN-Habitat is co-hosting the (virtual) Innovate4Cities conference with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate … read more

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

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

Cities are the Hub of the Global Green Recovery

By Jorge MUÑOZ WELLS This blog is part of a special series on cities and climate change. The views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies or position of the World Bank Group. The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed sobering impacts on the world’s cities.  Today we live … read more

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