Climate change

The City of Paris and main local governments networks worldwide ask for a “Cities and Local Governments Day” during the COP21

Press release - Paris and its partners ask the COP21’s future French presidency to organize a Cities and Local Governments Day during the COP21 at Le Bourget in December 2015.

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​Local and regional governments represented at Climate Negotiations in Lima

The climate negotiations, in the framework of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will take place from 1 to 12 December in Lima, Peru. High expectations are placed upon the ​so-called ​

Ban Ki-moon appoints Caroline Tohá as co-chair of the High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport

On 8 August 2014, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the members of a High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, which will provide recommendations on sustainable transport systems at global, national, local and sector levels.

The Taipei City Government won the Citizens Choice Award at the City Climate Leadership Awards

The Taipei City Government won the Citizen's Choice Award for its “Clean Air — It's Your Move” initiative at the C40 and Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards cere

Global mayors compact shows unity and ambition to tackle climate change

New York, 23 September 2014: ​​United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of a global Compact of Mayors, the world’s largest effort for cities to fight climate change.


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