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COP21 Digest
Updates on Local and Subnational Action at the Paris Climate Conference

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Explore the TAP Platform
 
The TAP Platform presents over 120 projects participating in the first year of the Transformative Actions Program (TAP). Selected projects from this group will be presented at the Cities & Regions Pavilion – TAP2015.

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Register for Webinar on Local and Subnational Action at COP21
 
On 17 November, ICLEI will offer a free webinar on the COP21 agenda of local and subnational governments. Tune in on 17 November to get all the details – two timeslots are available.

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Anne Hidalgo and Michael R. Bloomberg to Chair Climate Summit for Local Leaders
 
On 4 December, the Climate Summit for Local Leaders will be held at Paris City Hall. It will capture climate change commitments and achievements from cities and regions across the globe.

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Visit the Cities & Regions Pavilion – TAP2015 Website
 
The Cities & Regions Pavilion – TAP2015 website contains an interactive daily program, information on featured speakers, ongoing event and TAP project updates and a comprehensive guide to local and subnational action at COP21.

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Local Government Climate Roadmap Heads for COP21

As COP21 approaches, the Local Government Climate Roadmap (LGCR) is preparing to conclude its eight years of advocacy to recognize, engage and empower local and subnational governments as governmental stakeholders in the global climate regime.

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Johannesburg Mayor to Present EcoMobility Declaration at COP21

The Johannesburg Declaration on Ecomobility in Cities, prepared by ICLEI and the City of Johannesburg and endorsed by city leaders and experts from five continents, emphasizes low carbon urban transport as a critical part of emissions reduction strategies.

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TRI-GV: The Train for Change

On 3 December, a chartered train will take up to 500 participants from the Le Bourget COP21 site to Loos-en-Gohelle, to explore how this region is taking action with experimental reconversion policies and strategic sustainable development projects.

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Download the Outreach Package for Cities & Regions Pavilion

The Outreach Package offers prepared material on the Pavilion to be used for promotional purposes. We invite you to download it and incorporate the content into your communications.

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Selecting Transformative Local and Regional Climate Projects For Implementing Partners

Through the TAP, local and regional government networks and their partners have pooled resources to generate a single program that standardizes the review of local and regional climate actions to help increase the likelihood of implementation.

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Time to Focus on Climate Finance

In a recent op-ed, Christiana Figueres explains why climate finance will be crucial to the success of the new universal climate agreement and to fostering the current and future ambitions of countries.

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US Vice President Biden Calls on US Mayors to Join the Compact of Mayors before COP21

At the 2015 Congress of Cities in Nashville, Tennessee, US Vice President Joe Biden called on hundreds of US cities to join the Compact of Mayors ahead of the climate negotiations in Paris, noting the growing number of committed US cities as COP21 approaches.

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Join the People's Climate March!

On the eve of COP21, the climate movement is taking to the streets. On 28-29 November, in cities around the world, people will march to ask governments to keep fossil fuels in the ground and to finance a transition to 100% renewable energy.

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