World Mayors Council on Climate Change (WMCCC)
|Name of initiative||World Mayors Council on Climate Change (WMCCC)|
|Secretariat||Secretariat, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, The Secretariat of the World Mayors Council on Climate Change is located at the ICLEI World Secretariat, Kaiser-Friedrich-Str. 7, 53113 Bonn, Germany, Tel: +49-228 / 976 299-20, e-mail: email@example.com|
|Organisational structure||Permanent secretariat,|
|Name of lead organisation||ICLEI|
|Type of lead organisation||International organisation|
|Location/Nationality of lead organisation||Germany|
|Description|| WMCCC is an alliance of committed local government leaders concerned about climate change. They advocate for enhanced engagement of local governments as governmental stakeholders in multilateral efforts addressing climate change and related issues of global sustainability. The WMCCC receives technical and strategic support from ICLEI.
The Chair of the Council is Marcelo Ebrard, Mayor of Mexico City. Juergen Nimptsch, Mayor of Bonn (Germany), is serving as Vice Chair while Former Mayor Yorikane Masumoto of Kyoto City (Japan) is the Honorary Chair.
|Objectives|| They advocate for enhanced engagement of local governments as governmental stakeholders in multilateral efforts addressing climate change and related issues of global sustainability.
This mission is broken down to two objectives: a. Strengthening political leadership on global sustainability by building a group of committed local sustainability leaders; b. Being the prime political advocacy force of cities and local governments on global sustainability matters.
|Activities|| In order to implement these objectives, the Council breaks down its method of action as follows:
-Showcasing local leaders, climate and sustainability actions that contribute to policy change at local and global levels; -Supporting its members to enhance their climate and sustainability leadership capacities; -Addressing global climate and sustainability policy makers as a global body of leaders from diverse local governments; -Politically steering the development and implementation of mechanisms that support local climate and sustainability action. In order to reach these objectives and implement actions, the Council receives technical and strategic support from ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability. Thus, synergies between technical expertise and political leadership leverage local climate action.
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Monitoring and Impacts
|Function of initiative||Political dialogue|
|Activity of initiative||Policy planning and recommendations|
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|Research and educational organisations||0|
|Regional / state / county actors||0|
|City / municipal actors||0|
|Number of members in the years|| |
|Have only national states as participators||No|
|Transport||Agriculture||Forestry||Business||Financial institutions||Buildings||Industry||Waste||Cities and subnational governments||Short Term Pollutants||International maritime transport||Energy Supply||Fluorinated gases||Energy efficiency||Renewable energy||Supply chain emission reductions||Adaptation||Other||Resilience||Innovation||Energy Access and Efficiency||Private Finance|
Not only have national states as participators