Global Covenant of Mayors Launches Guide for Developing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories for Amazonian Cities During ICLEI World Congress

Global Covenant of Mayors Launches Guide for Preparing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories for Amazonian Cities During ICLEI World Congress São Paulo, June 20, 2024. The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM), a project funded by the European Union in the Americas, launched the “Guide for Amazonian Cities: Preparing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories”…

VI National Assembly of Mayors of the Argentine Network of Municipalities Facing Climate Change (RAMCC)

VI National Assembly of Mayors of the Argentine Network of Municipalities Facing Climate Change (RAMCC)   April 13, 2024, Córdoba (Argentina) – The VI National Assembly of Mayors of the Argentine Network of Municipalities Facing Climate Change (RAMCC) took place on April 12 and 13, 2024, representing a fundamental space for meeting and exchange among…

72 Latin American Cities Receive 188 Medals for Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Actions

April 19, 2023. Brasília, Brazil — Cities and local governments worldwide are taking bold steps to address climate change and promote sustainable development. The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy of the Americas initiative, funded by the European Union, is crucial in supporting and amplifying these efforts. This year, the Covenant’s medal system…

Brazilian Cities Participate in Training on Developing Local Climate Action Plans for Mitigation and Adaptation

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM), in collaboration with the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), conducted its first training session on developing Local Climate Action Plans focusing on mitigation and adaptation. The training targeted both signatory and non-signatory Brazilian cities of the Covenant and was conducted in two phases: the…

Mayors of Despeñaderos, Yokohama, and Menjez Join the Board of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

The World’s Largest Global Cities Climate Leadership Alliance Welcomes Mayor Takeharu Yamanaka, Mayor Carolina Basualdo, and Mayor Georges Youssef to the GCoM Board of Mayors Brussels, Belgium (April 18, 2023) – Today, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) – the largest global alliance for cities’ climate leadership – welcomed three new…

Flagship Cities, an initiative of the Global Covenant of Mayors aimed at empowering Latin American cities to develop financeable projects, has been launched

April 6, Brasília, Brazil – Four Brazilian cities started today with the first training cycle of the Flagship Cities Program. Funded by the European Union, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM Americas) has selected 15 cities for the Flagship Cities group in Latin America. These cities were chosen for their track…

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, gathers local governments and experts to discuss strategies against the climate crisis

From March 29 to 31, mayors and officials are gathering in Cartagena de Indias, one of the emblematic cities of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy in the Americas (GCoM Americas), a project funded by the European Union. The meeting is part of the 2023 National Congress of Municipalities, organized by the…