The Netherlands
Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb, Elected 2009

Case Studies

In April 2013, the partnership between Rotterdam and Ho Chi Minh City resulted in the creation of the HCMC Climate Adaptation Stategy (CAS), which provides principles for urban development in times of climate change. In its next phase, the partnership is focused on putting the CAS principles into practice, mainstreaming them into the categories PeopleProjectsPlans and Procedures. The goal of this project is to support HCMC in becoming climate resilient by raising awareness, building capacity, and mainstreaming, or incorporating, climate change adaptation into all relevant plans and procedures.

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Rotterdam Climate Initiative

June 4, 2012 Rotterdam

The Rotterdam Climate Initiative is a partnership between the City of Rotterdam, the Port of Rotterdam, DCMR Environmental Protection Agency Rijnmond, and Deltalinqs, with the objective of reducing CO2 emissions by 50% and climate proofing the city. The Climate Office addresses the comprehensive climate file, including both mitigation and adaptation.

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