Press Release: The City of Paris and main local governments networks worldwide ask for a “Cities and Local Governments Day” during the COP21

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.

At the request of Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, Patrick Klugman, deputy mayor in charge of international relations, and the networks UCLG, C40, CEMR / PLATFORMA, IAFM and ICLEI have held a meeting on December 18 at Paris City Hall to define the roadmap for the COP21 in December 2015.

In order to reinforce the role of cities and local governments along with State actors in favor of climate change, the City of Paris and the main local government networks have decided to organize, in December 2015, during the COP21, a “Summit of Local Governments for Climate” and are asking the French Government to organize a Cities & Local governments Day.

Download PDF