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Daring cities and regions leading by example (II)

4 October @ 17:30 - 18:30 UTC+2

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Date & Time:
4 October 17:30 - 18:30 UTC+2


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17:30 – 18:30 CEST (15:30 – 16:30 UTC)

This session will share exemplary cases of regional leaders who have not only declared a climate emergency, but are also rapidly advancing on 2030 targets towards climate neutrality by 2050, with innovative practices on integrating nature-based solutions and building on their experiences dealing with the COVID-19 emergency. The need, importance, and benefits of building partnerships within communities will also be highlighted.

What to expect

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Fireside Chat: Inclusive urban governance for climate emergency
  • States and regions leading toward net-zero targets
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Wrap-up and overview of following sessions


  • Gonzalo Muñoz, High-Level Climate Action Champion, Chile
  • Dr Philipp Rode, Executive Director, LSE Cities, Associate Professorial Research Fellow, The London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Lorna Slater, Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity, Scottish Government, United Kingdom
  • Geraldo Júlio de Mello Filho, State Secretary of Economic Development, State of Pernambuco, Brazil, Regional Executive Committee President, ICLEI South America; Special Envoy for Latin America, ICLEI
  • Emilio Jatón, Mayor, City of Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Angie Fyfe, Executive Director, ICLEI US