Climate change

Ban Ki-moon appoints Caroline Tohá as co-chair of the High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport

On 8 August 2014, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the members of a High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, which will provide recommendations on sustainable transport systems at global, national, local and sector levels.

The Taipei City Government won the Citizens Choice Award at the City Climate Leadership Awards

The Taipei City Government won the Citizen's Choice Award for its “Clean Air — It's Your Move” initiative at the C40 and Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards cere

Global mayors compact shows unity and ambition to tackle climate change

New York, 23 September 2014: ​​United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of a global Compact of Mayors, the world’s largest effort for cities to fight climate change.

Catalyzing Action: Joint statement of Non-State actors’ representatives

New-York, 21 September 2014 - On the occasion of the Climate Summit taking place on 23 September 2014, organized by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, a joint statement endorsed by member organizations from 8 of the 9 Major Groups and Constituencies recognized by th

Cities and Regional Governments conveyed in a dedicated dialogue day at the Climate negotiations to share their crucial experiences

With​ the negotiations on climate are resuming in Bonn from 2 to 13 June, the Local Governments and Municipal Authorities constituency, has convened a delegation of technical and political representatives to participate in the meetings. 

World Environment Day 2014: Cities and regions, the greatest challenge and hope for a sustainable future

World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Many of the solutions to the challenges of climate change an

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