ORU held its first executive bureau meeting of 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on the 19th and 20th of March. The Ivory Coast Assembly of Regions and Districts (ARDCI) acted as host of the meeting, chaired by the Basque Country Director for Foreign Affairs, Leyre Madariaga.
On the 4th and 5th of June at the Villa Mediterranée in Marseille.
By Andy McElroy
Progress in Geneva has meant a good start to the climate negotiations on the road to Paris, with elements in the text offering the possibility of a fair deal for developing countries.
Ronan Dantec is a Europe Ecology - The Greens senator for the Loire-Atlantique department in France and the environment spokesman for United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the global cities' network.
Press release - Paris and its partners ask the COP21’s future French presidency to organize a Cities and Local Governments Day during the COP21 at Le Bourget in December 2015.
The COP20 in Lima aimed to approve a draft text of the new international climate change agreement to be adopted at COP21 next year in Paris.