Local and regional governments are strengthening their resolve to curb climate change and prepare for its effects. They are at COP23 in Bonn to launch key initiatives and strategic coalitions that shape global climate action. Read more
During the two weeks of COP23, we are tracking the official COP23 negotiations and providing updates on what they mean for local and regional governments. To start off, we compiled a short overview on the basics of climate advocacy.
"Bonn is the place where the United Nations is shaping a sustainable future. And the fight against climate change is at the very heart of it. The expectations with regard to the outcomes of this COP are high, and so is the commitment of the thousands of participants and observers of this conference."
ASHOK SRIDHARAN Mayor of Bonn First Vice President of ICLEI As stated at the Opening Plenary of COP23
The future we want: transforming our world organized by Climate Alliance - ASTM - Climate Alliance Luxembourg / 8 November 2017 How can city-to-city partnerships support the Paris Agreement? organized by the City of Bonn / 8 November 2017 Focal Points Forum on Human Settlements and Adaptation organized by UNFCCC Nairobi Work Programme / 8 November 2017 Making cities and their regions resilient and fit for climate change organized by BMZ / 8 November 2017