By Jisun Hwang, Senior Climate Advocacy Officer, ICLEI World Secretariat A joint plenary of the COP and CMA was held on 17 November 2017 presided over by the President of COP 23. Mandated by the [...]
With the Paris Agreement, national governments pledged to implement large-scale greenhouse gas emissions reductions within the next decade. Each country has submitted Nationally Determined [...]
After five days of activities touching on a range of issues, ranging from human settlements to transport to energy, the Global Climate Action (GCA) program at COP23 closed with a high-level [...]
The Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action High-Level Segment on Climate and Sustainable Development Goal 11. The day was filled with climate leaders looking to make cities and human [...]
More than half of the global population is already living in cities. This share will rise to around two-thirds by 2050. This figure underscores that sustainable urbanization will play a key role [...]
On 13 November 2017, mayors and leaders of islands at the front-line of climate change, from the President of Palau to Mayor of Cozumel, Mexico, came together with mayors and leaders of cities [...]
Local and regional leaders from around the world have issued the Bonn-Fiji Commitment of Local and Regional Leaders to Deliver the Paris Agreement at All Levels, a pledge that signals their [...]
Today, at the Künst Museum in Bonn, Germany, over 40 mayors and local political leaders from around the world convened for a screening of An Inconvenient Sequel, the latest climate change film [...]
At the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference in November 2017, local and regional governments will once again prove they are at the forefront of climate action.
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