Climate change

ARDCI hosts ORU’s first bureau meeting of 2015

ORU held its first executive bureau meeting of 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on the 19th and 20th of March. The Ivory Coast Assembly of Regions and Districts (ARDCI) acted as host of the meeting, chaired by the Basque Country Director for Foreign Affairs, Leyre Madariaga.

European mayors reinforce their commitment to tackle climate change

Although climate change is a global issue, the solutions are first and foremost local. This is why, nine months before the World climate summit (COP21), local elected representatives and European mayors, including Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux and President of our French association (

On the road to Paris: departing Geneva with expectations high

Progress in Geneva has meant a good start to the climate negotiations on the road to Paris, with elements in the text offering the possibility of a fair deal for developing countries.


‘Do not forget about development’ in climate negotiations

Ronan Dantec is a Europe Ecology - The Greens senator for the Loire-Atlantique department in France and the environment spokesman for United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the global cities' network.


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