GCoM welcomes you at the European Sustainable Energy Week 26-30 September 2022

The 2022 European Sustainable Energy Week theme is ‘Going Green and Digital for Europe’s Energy Transition’, with speakers and participants in Brussels and online. What is the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)? Organised by the European Commission and the European Climate Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA), the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is the … read more

Tens of Thousands Cities, One Voice for Urban Net-Zero Transition

With one voice, the world’s cities and local governments underscored their role as an effective driving force in implementing the Paris Agreement and called for stronger collaboration between levels of governments, private sectors, academia, and local leaders to support the urban net-zero transition. Recognising critical knowledge, innovation, funding and support gaps that hold back urban … read more

Mission Innovation Urban Transitions Mission Brings Together First Cohort of Cities to Spur Global Green Transition

Today at the Global Clean Energy Action Forum, the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) together with the European Commission (DG RTD) and the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe (JPI UE) called upon Mission Innovation member countries to recognize the importance of multi-level collaboration and help spearhead the selection of 50 cities for the Urban Transitions … read more

GCoM at World Urban Forum 11 (WUF11)

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) is participating in the next World Urban Forum (WUF11) in Katowice, Poland from June 26 to 30, 2022. Come and join us! make your voice heard at THE GCoM BOOTH, and learn from our training sessions. What is WUF? WUF was established in 2001 by … read more

Cities and Climate Change Science Research Agendas launched at the Research Symposium during ICLEI World Congress 2021-2022 in Malmö, Sweden

Two key outcomes from the Innovate4Cities 2021 Conference — new agendas for cities, climate change science, and policy innovation — were launched and discussed during the research and innovation component of ICLEI World Congress 2021-2022 in Malmö, Sweden on May 10, 2022. First, an update to the 2018 Global Research Action Agenda on Cities and … read more

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy at COP26

Please note that the time shown is in GMT (Glasgow time)  November 1 – World Leaders Summit 11:20 GMT UN Climate Change Global Innovation Hub Pavilion COP 26 Session 1 (Opening) Hybrid event at the UNFCCC Hub Pavilion; Livestreamed here. November 3 – Finance 12:30 – 13:00 GMT Beat the Heat: Cool Cities for a … read more

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