The Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) reaffirms its contribution to municipal climate action in Argentina during the 4th National Assembly of Mayors of RAMCC

Between March 18th and 19th, the IV National Assembly of Mayors of the Argentine Network of Municipalities Against Climate Change (RAMCC) took place in Mar del Plata, Argentina. RAMCC acts as the national coordinator for Argentina on the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM), initiative funded by the European Union.   This…

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…

Local governments and GCoM experts share their perspectives on the challenges, solutions, and ways of accelerating climate action in the Americas during COP26

Today (11/17/21), we promoted an important meeting amongst cities of the Americas at COP26. During the event, organized in partnership with ICLEI and WWFCities, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Americas brought local authorities and specialists to dialogue on challenges, solutions, and ways to accelerate climate action in the region. The…

An event organized by the Global Covenant of Mayors at COP26 focuses on accelerating and financing climate action in Latin America.

The event Accelerating and Financing the Implementation of Climate Action Plans in Latin American Municipalities was held on Monday, 8th of November, and organized by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) in conjunction with ICLEI South America and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The dialogue had…