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Africa Climate Week: 26-29 July 2021, hosted by the Government of Uganda

The Africa Climate Week (ACW) 2021 is accelerating collaboration and integrating climate action into global pandemic recovery. Building back opens an opportunity to address social inequalities and invest in economic development that is good for humanity and nature. The ACW 2021 Virtual Thematic Sessions take the pulse of climate action in the region, explore climate … read more

A game-changer tool to fast-track climate action in African cities

Via CoM-SSA The Proxy Data Tool allows local governments to develop a Greenhouse Gas inventory in just a few hours and without the extensive data collection exercise, capacity and resources usually required. It will help bridge the data gap evident across Sub-Saharan Africa. During the early stages of the Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action … read more

Racing Toward a Climate Neutral Europe

FAQ on Race to Zero, Race to Resilience, and new Covenant Europe commitments Cities Race to Zero and Covenant of Mayors - Europe: A Quick Guide for European Cities Interview with Giorgia Rambelli, ICLEI Europe Coordinator, Climate Policy and Energy Governance

Steering Committee of CoM Japan inaugurated on August 8th 2019

Tokyo, Japan. On the 8th of August, the Steering Committee of the “Covenant of Mayors Japan” had its formal debut. The Steering Committee is composed of ten members, including several mayors and representatives of relevant Japanese organisations: besides the mayors of the cities of Niseko, Tokorozawa, Kaga, Toyohashi, Kyoto, Yosano, and Goto, deputies from the … read more

UNFCCC LAC Climate Week – Thematic Block: 1.2 Infrastructure, Cities and Local Action (Urban Areas and Informal Settlements), Wednesday 21 August

This thematic block will look at the leading and vertically integrated role that National Governments, Cities and Sub-national governments can play in forging pathways to low-carbon & resilient urban settlements. By sharing eye-opening experiences on (i) concrete collaborative actions to achieve significant emissions reductions in urban areas and (ii) tangible solutions to improve climate resilience … read more

Global Covenant of Mayors Canada Showcase Cities

Twenty-five Canadian municipalities were selected to join the first Showcase Cities cohort led by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Canada. Over the next year, these municipalities will receive intensive support to help reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt to climate change. See the list of Showcase Cities and … read more

The Global Covenant of Mayors Canada

The Global Covenant of Mayors Canada is a collaboration between the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, ICLEI Canada, the Global Covenant of Mayors Secretariat and the International Urban Cooperation Project supported by funding from the European Union. The initiative combines two leading domestic climate programs, the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program and Building Adaptive and … read more

HLPF Sustainable Development, New York City, NY, USA (9-18 July 2019)

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019. The theme will be … read more
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