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Ivory Coast Cities Make Covenant

The Ivory Coast is already grappling with the adverse effects of climate change, and has been ranked among the most vulnerable nations due to its location, economy, and level of preparedness. Nationwide, climate change threatens to push almost a million additional Ivorians into extreme poverty, increase the risk of water shortages, and to increase the … read more

UNDERSTANDING AND ADVANCING YOUTH CLIMATE INITIATIVES: LAUNCHING THE YOUTH IMPACT FRAMEWORK

UNDERSTANDING AND ADVANCING YOUTH CLIMATE INITIATIVES: STUDENT ENERGY, GLOBAL COVENANT OF MAYORS, AND MELBOURNE CENTRE FOR CITIES, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE LAUNCH THE YOUTH IMPACT FRAMEWORK Young people play a crucial role in advancing the climate and energy movement, from advocacy for policy and behavioral change to directly implementing solutions. Despite their remarkable leadership, youth face … read more

C40 mayors and EU leaders meet to address energy and climate crises

Milan, Rome, Oslo lead the mayoral delegation to Brussels. Mayors call on EU and national governments to steer more recovery and resilience funds directly to cities to accelerate home insulation, starting with 6 million social and low incomes homes per year. Cities play an essential role in delivering on REPowerEU and European Green Deal Industrial … 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

Cities meet Cities – Expert Exchange Program: Apply Now

As part of continuing efforts to deepen technical support provided to cities, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) is launching a new initiative to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and best practices among signatory cities from all regions of the alliance. Apply here if you want to learn from and share … read more

Bankable Cities’ Climate Projects: Apply Now to Get Support from GCoM

GCoM is launching an initiative to support signatory cities in six regions with the preparation of bankable climate projects to access financing. What is this new call about? This new initiative from the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) will provide technical support to GCoM signatory cities in the pre-feasibility stages of … read more
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