2017 International Climate Alliance Conference

20 – 22 September 2017 in Essen

In just 16 days’ time, the International Climate Alliance Conference will be opened in Essen under the motto “Transforming our municipalities ‒ From goals to action”. There is still time to register!

  • Talk to representatives of civil society and exchange with other local authorities during one of 11 in situ sessions on topics ranging from deinvesting from fossil fuels, financing local climate action locally and even the use of geothermal energy. Dina Ionesco of the International Organisation for Migration will lead a special session in plenary on climate migrants.
  • Learn about how cities and towns are getting involved in the coming UN Climate Summit to be held in Bonn this November, talk to experts directly about how to best get your project ideas funded, and use the marketplace as a springboard to get ideas on climate action initiatives.
  • In one of five workshops, explore getting your project ideas off the ground, shaping successful climate partnerships, taking advantage of synergies between local and regional level climate action the region or how to embark on climate just pathways.
  • Experience the UNESCO World Heritage Zollverein Coal Mine or see first-hand how the Emscher river area is managed during a tour after the conference.

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