Following the adoption of the Paris Agreements during COP21 in December 2015, the Member States of the Convention on Climate Change have 5 years to define the concrete policies that will enable them to reach the emissions reductions and other commitments they agreed to undertake.
A successful #CitiesIPCC campaign by city networks and urban stakeholders has resulted in a decision by the IPCC to pay special attention to cities in its work programme towards 2028.
UCLG has joined the proposal for the preparation of a Special Report on Cities and Climate Change. Along with ICLEI and C40, the three networks are mobilizing their members and partners to advocate for the Special Report.
UCLG Committee on Local Finance for Development during the COP21 from December 2 to 8 in Paris
On 5 December, UCLG held two important meetings for local and regional governments in the framework of the COP21 in Paris, “From COP21 to Habitat III”, a seminar on the social dimensions of climate action in Saint- Denis, and the UCLG Executive Bureau at Paris City Hall. Debates at both e
Representatives of cities, regions and local governments from around the world gathered for the Climate Summit for Local Leaders at Paris City Hall on 4 December, at the invitation of Mayor of Paris and UCLG Co-President, Anne Hidalgo, and convened by Michael R. Bloomberg U.N.