Global Secretariat Office Opening

Global Secretariat Office Opening

March 22, 2018

King Philippe of the Belgians, the European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič, the UN Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg and other international guests gather to celebrate the establishment of Global Covenant of

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Global Covenant of Mayors Announces Commitment to Build City Research and Innovation Agenda

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Global Covenant of Mayors Announces Commitment to Build City Research and Innovation Agenda

March 22, 2018

The Global Covenant of Mayors, led by Co-Chairs Michael Bloomberg and Maroš Šefčovič, announces a commitment to build city a research and innovation agenda that will enable cities to take accelerated and more ambitious climate action.

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New Calls to Cities and Investors Announced to Deliver Sustainable Finance Growth in Cities Worldwide

New Calls to Cities and Investors Announced to Deliver Sustainable Finance Growth in Cities Worldwide

March 22, 2018

The Global Covenant for Mayors,  the European Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the World Bank Group announced an Invest4Cities Call to the global investment community worldwide to step up efforts

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Edmonton Declaration Announcement

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Edmonton Declaration Announcement

March 9, 2018

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson leads new call to climate change action for Mayors.

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Edmonton Declaration

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Edmonton Declaration

March 9, 2018

The Edmonton Declaration is a bold call-to-action for cities of all sizes to seriously consider the role of scientific research and data in building ambitious climate action plans  and prioritize science-based decision-making that reinforces the

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Cities and Scientific Community Unite to Plan an Ambitious New Climate Change Agenda

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Cities and Scientific Community Unite to Plan an Ambitious New Climate Change Agenda

March 5, 2018

The City of Edmonton, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities hosted the Global Mayors Summit to lay the groundwork for science based, action-oriented policies at the

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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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