USA Helpdesk and Webinar Series 2019

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) USA Helpdesk provides administrative, logistical, and technical support to signatory cities, as well as those cities interested in joining the initiative and other stakeholders. Running through February 2020, the Helpdesk will provide a series of webinars to inform and support U.S. cities, counties, and regional governments.

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CITIES TAKE THE STAGE AT THE GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT

Climate action has taken on a new urgency, and people across the world and across sectors are ready to “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” This was especially clear at the Global Climate Action Summit held in San Francisco, September 12–14, where climate leaders and people worldwide gathered to celebrate extraordinary achievements of…

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HLPF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, NEW YORK CITY, NY, USA (9-18 JULY 2019)

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019. The theme will be…

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UN SECRETARY GENERAL’S SUMMIT, NEW YORK CITY, NY (23 SEPTEMBER 2019)

The UN 2019 Climate Summit will convene on the theme ‘A Race We Can Win. A Race We Must Win,’ and seek to challenge states, regions, cities, companies, investors and citizens to step up action in six areas: energy transition, climate finance and carbon pricing, industry transition, nature-based solutions, cities and local action,…

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GCoM USA ‘Regional and Metro-scale Climate Leaders’ announced

The International Urban Cooperation (IUC) program (funded by the European Union) is pleased to announce the successful applicants for the ‘Regional and Metro-scale Climate Leaders’ initiative: Chicago Metropolitan Region Denver / Boulder Region Kansas City Region Metropolitan Washington Across the next 18 months, IUC and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate &…

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