UNFCCC Negotiations Bonn - Side Event: Raising the Global level of ambition through Local climate action

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UNFCCC Negotiations Bonn - Side Event: Raising the Global level of ambition through Local climate action

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Bonn, June 10, 2014 | In the context of the UNFCCC Negotiations happening in Bonn from 4 to 15 June 2014 Germanwatch and E3G co-organise a Side Event together with ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability.

The side event is part of the Cities Day that consists of ADP events including Cities Forum on sharing good practices and experiences in mitigation and adaptation activities by cities and subnational authorities and the Technical Expert Meeting on urban environment. It also covers activities by civil society organisations in the promotion of best practices on low carbon sustainable urban development in the context of Sino-European city partnerships.

One outcome of the UN Climate Conference in Warsaw (COP19 – 2013) was the second COP decision on local and subnational governments. This side event is part of the Cities Day that consists of ADP events including Cities Forum on sharing good practices and experiences in mitigation and adaptation activities by cities and subnational authorities and the Technical Expert Meeting on urban environment. The event will also focus on vertical and horizontal integration of the urban development agenda and activities by civil society organisations in the promotion of best practices of city partnerships on low carbon sustainable urban development with a particular focus on those implemented between EU, China and emerging economies.