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08.04.2016

Mayors, city networks and urban stakeholders worldwide call for an IPCC Special Report on Cities and Climate Change

This call comes days in advance of the IPCC 43rd Session on April 11-13.


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30.03.2016

ICLEI Joins Campaign for IPCC Special Report on Cities and Climate Change

ICLEI supports the proposal for the preparation of a Special Report on Cities and Climate Change (SRCC) as part of upcoming 6th Assessment Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). UPDATES FROM IPCC 43RD SESSION in Nairobi on 11-13 APRIL 2016 Intervention delivered by ICLEI on behalf of #CitiesIPCC Campaign at the IPCC43 Contact Group on Special ReportsICLEI Blog from Nairobi 11 April and 12-13 AprilIPCC...


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25.02.2016

COP21 Outcomes and Paris Climate Package for Local and Subnational Governments

ICLEI Webinar on 23 February 2016 - ppt and video recording, Video message to City of Paris Follow-up Conference on 19 January 2016, blog on "From Paris Agreement To Habitat III: A Global Preview Of Sustainability In 2016" UCLG Storify of local and subnational leaders responding to UNFCCC #Means4Me video campaign C40 Citiscope article  Panel debate and other COP21 articles at Cities Today Magazine Citiscope post-COP21...


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16.12.2015

Non-Party Stakeholders Invited to Endorse Paris Pledge for Action

16 December 2015, Bonn - L'Appel de Paris (Paris Pledge for Action) is an initiative of the COP21 French Presidency to mobilize businesses, regions, cities, and investors to join and vow to act on the outcomes of the Paris UN Climate Change Agreement. The Paris Agreement, adopted by nations at the UN Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21) on 12 December 2015, strives to limit global warming to well below 2°C, with the intent to pursue a 1.5°C...


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12.12.2015

ICLEI Welcomes the Landmark Paris Agreement of 12 December 2015

PARIS, FRANCE, 12 December 2015 - The unanimously approved Paris Agreement strives to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius, with the intent to pursue a 1.5-degree target. Through this Agreement, local and subnational governments are recognized as essential actors in fast tracking transformative action in the urban world. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability welcomes the landmark commitments of 185 nations to curb the...


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09.12.2015

LGMA Constituency Interprets the Paris Agreement

14 December 2015The text of the Paris Agreement (with highlights related to local and subnational governments)  This inclusive agreement provides a basis for transformation and paves the way for greater ambitions. Through this Agreement, local and subnational governments are recognized as essential actors in fast tracking transformative action in the urban world. The Paris Agreement reflects the success of local government advocacy,...


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07.12.2015

Mayor Park Won Soon Delivers ICLEI Commitment at the High Level Action Day

Over the weekend, the ICLEI Declaration to the Ministers at COP21 was unanimously adopted at the Joint Meeting of ICLEI Council and ICLEI Global Executive Committee at Paris City Hall. Building on the Seoul Declaration and Strategy 2015-2021, ICLEI committed to scale up local climate action, mobilize political commitment and action towards a climate-friendly human development, facilitate transparency and accountability in municipal actions and...


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