COP23 Daily Digest - 9 November
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Front-Line Cities and Islands to support resilience building in small island states
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Global Islands Partnership (GLISPA) are launching Front-Line Cities and Islands, a coalition of coastal cities and islands on the front lines of climate change impacts, working to build resilience through coastal city-to-island partnerships. Read more
Advocacy updates
On 8 November, expert stakeholders and national government representatives met to discuss climate resilience in human settlements at the 11th Focal Point Forum of the Nairobi Work Programme.
From Steel City to sustainable city: The story of Pittsburgh and cities with industrial legacies
Economic transitions are an opportunity to redefine urban development.
City Climate Planner to help city staff advance local climate action 
This training and certification program will raise the global talent base of city climate planning professionals.
Urbanization and energy demand in Sub-Saharan Africa 
On 9 November, the Cities & Regions Pavilion hosted three back-to-back sessions highlighting African voices from all levels of governments.
"The voyage to a resilient and sustainable future is not one that is taken alone, but by a movement of cities, states, islands and countries working together to shape the future we want."
H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau Junior 
President of Palau 
Leader of the Global Island Partnership
Climate summit of local and regional leaders
This Sunday, over 330 political leaders will gather at the Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, the premier gathering of local and regional governments at COP23.

Also available via live stream
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US Climate Action Center
America’s Pledge

Climate Action Dome

11 Nov 10:30 - 12:00

More events
Here comes the sun: Make the most out of your solar potentials 
organized by ICLEI Europe / 10 Nov 2017

National urban policy for better urban growth 
organized by Coalition for Urban Transitions, a New Climate Economy Special Initiative / 10 Nov 2017

Transformative local actions toward climate resilient and sustainable cities in East Asia

 organized by ICLEI East Asia, ICLEI Japan, ICLEI Kaohsiung Capacity Center and ICLEI Korea / 10 Nov 2017

Low carbon transport: moving people and goods, not vehicles

organized by ICLEI and Kaohsiung City / 10 Nov 2017

City successes with the Building Efficiency Accelerator

organized by WRI - ICLEI / 10 Nov 2017
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At the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference in November 2017, local and regional governments will once again prove they are at the forefront of climate action.
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