Representantes del Pacto Global de Alcaldes de todo el mundo se reúnen en Bruselas

Equipos y representantes de instituciones aliadas del Pacto Global de Alcaldes por el Clima y la Energía (GCoM) participan del 23 al 27 de enero, en Bruselas de una semana de capacitación promovida por el secretariado global del GCoM para dialogar sobre los caminos, experiencias y ambiciones de la alianza para el próximo año.  La…

GCoM members highlight their progress in the fight against climate change during Mercociudades seminar

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) participated, on December 2nd, in the seminar “The Climate Ambition of Mercociudades,” which brought together representatives of international organizations and global actors linked to climate action, biodiversity, and municipalities. The meeting took place in the context of the 26th Mercociudades Summit. Stephanie Horel, the Program…

Climate Action Plan of the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara, Mexico, receives United Nations award

The Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara’s Climate Action Plan (PACmetro), launched at the end of 2020, received the United Nations Global Climate Action Award in the Climate Leader category during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). The plan is the first instrument built on a metropolitan scale in Mexico and within the C40 Network. The Metropolitan…

Parauapebas (Brazil) joins the Global Covenant of Mayors, with the goal of improving climate and energy

It is the largest global alliance of mayors and local leaders committed to climate action The mayor Darci Lermen signed on February 26 the Letter of Commitment to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM). With the adhesion, the city of Parauapebas formalizes its intentions to promote the engagement of the municipal…

Energy for change: Serra Talhada joins the global fight against climate change

The sun shines brightly in the capital of Xaxado. In the backlands of Pernambuco, in Serra Talhada, the star king, who once symbolized difficult times, today also symbolizes hope and the opportunity for a new form of development. Its more than 80 thousand inhabitants and 25 thousand daily visitors are witnesses of the potential of the city, which has been positioning itself as a…

The Global Covenant of Mayors closes its first cycle and prepares the next

The event “Implementing the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean” was held today, 25, to mark the closing of the International Urban Cooperation Program in the region. The virtual meeting brought together national coordinators, members of the Regional Committee, the Global Secretariat and partners institutions that contributed…

ONU-Habitat and Global Covenant of Mayors reinforce dialogue with local governments in Bolivia

On Friday, 30, The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy together with the United Nations Program for Human Settlements, UN-HABITAT, held a virtual meeting to reflect on the interconnections between the objectives of the Covenant and the projects carried out by the organization in Bolivia. On occasion, the Covenant was presented to cities…

Colombian cities ratify their commitment in the fight against climate change by joining the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean

The event to declare the commitment of Colombian cities signatories to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean (GCoM LAC) was held today (28). “It is a very important milestone in the history of the GCoM in Colombia. We are sure that we are building a solid…