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[PT] Multilevel and collaborative climate emergency leadership (II)

As part of Climate Emergency Leadership Day, in this panel discussion, representatives of national governments who have declared a climate emergency, or enhanced their national climate ambitions towards 2030 and 2050 through revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), discuss with local and regional government leaders on what is needed at multiple levels to put words into action and deliver critical climate action that treats the climate emergency with the urgency it requires.

Run of show

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • National-Subnational Dialogue
  • National government representatives
  • Local government representatives
  • Expert commentary
  • Wrap-up and overview of following sessions


  • Alex Minshull, Sustainable Cities and Climate Change Service Manager, Bristol City Council, UK
  • Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • Stephan Holthoff-Pförtner, Minister for Federal, European and International Affairs, State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Bill Peduto, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Talieh Wögerbauer, National Focal Point for ACE, Ambassador for ACE for the UNFCCC ACE (Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action), Austria
  • Luz Amparo Medina, Head of International Relations, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Dr Rudiger Ahrend, Head of the Economic Analysis, Data and Statistics Division, OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions & Cities
  • Rodrigo Corradi, Deputy Regional Director, ICLEI South America