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Mayors Gather at IEA Summit to Advance an Inclusive Energy Transition

On April 26th 2024, Mayors Carolina Basualdo of Despeñaderos (Argentina) and Anne Hidalgo of Paris (France) convened at the inaugural IEA Global Summit on People-Centered Clean Energy Transitions in Paris, France.  The two mayors joined members of governments, labor organisations, businesses, community leaders, indigenous voices, youth representatives and others in discussions around some of the … read more

Business Matchmaking in Panama, Kathmandu and Beyond

“I have met with a large number of European businesses whose solutions are relevant to the issues we face,” said Alfred Mentore, Mayor of Georgetown, Guyana, at a Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) Business Matchmaking event in Panama. Mayor Mentore’s endorsement gets to the heart of the ambition of Business Matchmaking: … read more

A New Era for the European Renovation Wave: Sharing Perspectives

On Wednesday 20 March 2024, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy joined forces with C40 Cities, Covenant of Mayors – Europe and Renovate Europe campaign for a fruitful discussion on “A new era for the European Renovation Wave”. Ahead of the European elections, this event brought together mayors, deputy mayors, business associations, … read more

Forging ahead with tangible local climate action for global impact – GCoM Secretariat Newsletter, March 2024

It’s with great pleasure that we present the latest edition of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy’s biannual newsletter, a platform for updates and insights at the forefront of climate change and action. Within these pages, curated contributions from the GCoM Secretariat, GCoM’s dynamic National/Regional Covenants and valued alliance partners we offer … read more


Illuminating the roadmap for research and innovation at the nexus of cities and climate change science, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy released its latest report, “Shared Spaces for Urban Innovation: insights and outcomes from Innovate4Cities Marketplaces” on the sides of the Cities and Regions Summit at the Sixth session of the … read more

GCoM and WGIC Unveil Geospatial Blueprint to Turbocharge City Climate Action

In a decisive move towards forging ahead with tangible climate action in cities, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) and the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) jointly launched today at Cities & Regions Summit of the sixth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6) in Nairobi, Kenya, a new white … read more
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