Climate change

Local and regional Governments Delegation at COP21 ministerial negotiations

On 7-8 November 2015, the Local Governments and Municipal Authorities constituency (LGMA) participated in a high-level dialogue with UN Member States and other stakeholders as part of the ministerial talks on climate change ahead of the

Urban Innovation and Decentralization Discussed at Francophone Mayors’ Meeting

Over 200 mayors and representatives of local authorities gathered in Tunis from 7 – 9 October for the 35th annual General Assembly of the International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF).

For Climate Justice: Meeting of the Americas on Climate Change

On 20-23 September, the Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) will participated in the Meeting of the Americas on Climate Change (Bogota Climate Summit), the main Latin-America

Global call to local leaders to demonstrate joint commitment to climate action through Compact of Mayors

In the run up to the Climate Summit for Local Leaders, December 4, 2015 at Paris City HAll and the COP21 in Paris in December, we are in a critical time to build momentum behind local climate action.

Mayors are essential to tackling climate change and human trafficking, says Pope Francis

"Human-induced climate change is a scientific reality, and its decisive mitigation is a moral imperative for humanity” Declaration of Mayors 21 July, Vatican

Cities and regions from across the world will participate in the climate negotiations in December

With less than five months to go before the Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris (COP 21), the Rhône-Alpes region gathered around 1,000 elected officials and non-state actors from around the world in Lyon


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