Cities and Regions Invite National Governments to Year-Long Dialogue Bridging the New Urban Agenda and the Paris Agreement

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Cities and Regions Invite National Governments to Year-Long Dialogue Bridging the New Urban Agenda and the Paris Agreement

February 9, 2018

A new initiative promises to accelerate engagement of the urban community in climate action, building on the synergy of sustainable urbanization and low-emission, resilient development. 

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Global Covenant of Mayors and World Bank Announce Partnership

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Global Covenant of Mayors and World Bank Announce Partnership

December 12, 2017

The World Bank partners with the Global Covenant of Mayors and will lend $4.5 Billion USD to ensure 150 cities have the funds to implement initiatives to increase sustainability and resilience and fight climate change. The

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The Global Covenant of Mayors Announces Three New Partnerships to Support Local Climate Action at the One Planet Summit

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The Global Covenant of Mayors Announces Three New Partnerships to Support Local Climate Action at the One Planet Summit

December 12, 2017

Two years after ratifying the Paris Agreement, the Global Covenant of Mayors announces three new finance initiatives and partnerships that will accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement in cities and local governments across the world.

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Raising Global Climate Ambition Report

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Raising Global Climate Ambition Report

November 12, 2017

The Global Covenant of Mayors highlights the collective potential of over 7400 cities and local governments making voluntary commitments to take significant action. Learn more about the aggregate impact of GCoM cities through its new report.  

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Raising Global Climate Ambition Infographic

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Raising Global Climate Ambition Infographic

November 12, 2017

The Global Covenant of Mayors highlights the collective potential of over 7400 cities and local governments making voluntary commitments to take significant action. Learn more about the aggregate impact of GCoM cities through its new infographic.

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COP 23: GCoM Reports the Collective Impact of Committed Cities and Announces a New GHG Emissions Inventory Standard for Cities and Local Governments

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COP 23: GCoM Reports the Collective Impact of Committed Cities and Announces a New GHG Emissions Inventory Standard for Cities and Local Governments

November 12, 2017

At COP23, Global Covenant of Mayors Raises the Level of Ambition at the Subnational Level and Local Leaders Showcase their Commitment to Accelerating Global Progress on Climate Change Bonn, Germany, 12 November 2017 – Today, during the

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Bloomberg, Šefčovič and Figueres discuss how cities can lead on climate change

April 4, 2017

Global Covenant of Mayors Co-Chairs Michael R. Bloomberg and European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic highlighted the important role that cities will have to play in delivering the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change. Speaking

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Co-Chairs Bloomberg and Šefčovič announce Global Covenant of Mayors leadership

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Co-Chairs Bloomberg and Šefčovič announce Global Covenant of Mayors leadership

December 1, 2016

Current and Former Executive Secretaries of the UNFCCC Patricia Espinosa and Christiana Figueres, along with global mayors, will work to steer course of the largest city-led coalition of local leaders committed to climate action Mexico

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