43 Cities and Organizations Join Forces in Landmark Declaration, “Asian Cities Together Towards Zero Carbon”, led by Yokohama and Bangkok

by City of Yokohama Global Offices | Nov 17, 2023 – Original article can be found here. On November 15, 2023, an important step towards reducing worldwide carbon emissions was made at the 12th Asia Smart City Conference as the joint declaration, “Yokohama Declaration: Asian Cities Together Towards Zero Carbon”, was announced, being proposed by Yokohama City, Japan … read more

Revolutionising Transportation in Sapa: A Leap Towards Sustainable Tourism and Eco-Friendly Transportation

Sapa Town, located in northwestern Vietnam, is renowned for its awe-inspiring views, cultural experiences, and bustling local markets. The town’s unique geographical location nestled under the shadow of the majestic Mount Fansipan provides tourists with beautiful panoramic views of nature, making Sapa Town a highly sought-after tourist destination and a retreat from the urban jungle. … read more

The 4th Steering Committee Meeting of GCoM Japan (February 2, 2023)

The 4th Steering Committee Meeting of GCoM Japan (Mayors’ board) was held on Feb. 2, 2023, with the participation of five mayors, four representatives of Japan’s Ministry of Environment and European Union Delegation in Japan, six working-level officials of the Steering Committee member cities, five related Japanese organizations delegates as observers, GCoM Asia team leader, … read more

Seoul Mayors Forum on Climate Change 2021 (26-27 October)

The city of Seoul, South Korea will virtually host the “Seoul Mayor’s Forum on Climate Change 2021” and the “International Forum on Air Quality Improvement 2021” from October 26 to 29, 2021. The fora will serve as an opportunity for cities to share their policy efforts to tackle climate change and air pollution in the midst of a … read more

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

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