Feature initiatives

carbonn Climate Registry

Bonn, Germany

With the launch of the cCR, local governments take the lead on climate reporting.

Global Cities Covenant on Climate (Mexico City Pact)

Mexico City, Mexico

The Mexico City Pact scales up the cities’ role and efforts in combating climate change globally.

Compact of Mayors

New York, USA / (Climate Summit 2014)

Global Mayors Compact brings unity and ambition to tackling climate change.

Durban Adaptation Charter

Durban, South Africa / (COP 17)

The Durban Adaptation Charter commits Local Governments to local climate action, assisting their communities to respond to and cope with climate change risks.

Local Government Climate Roadmap

Bali, Indonesia / (COP13)

A broad coalition of local government networks in response to the Bali Action Plan, aims to ensure that a strong and ambitious global climate regime is designed and implemented in the post-2015 period.

Over 80 members worldwide


Mayors, Governors, Councillors, Former Mayors, they are all advocating for bold climate action. They are the voice of local governments in the global environmental forums. Click on labels in the map to see who are the members or visit our membership page.

Informational Brochure

View the Council's informational brochure for history, initiatives and statements of the World Mayors Council on Climate Change

Our Events

UN Climate Summit 2014

New York / USA, 23 September 2014

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convened the Climate Summit to galvanize and catalyze global climate action.   

World Mayors Summit on Climate Change

Nantes / France, 28 September 2013

Nantes Declaration of Mayors and Subnational Leaders on Climate Change was adopted with the support of over 50 mayors from 30 countries.  

Mayors Adaptation Forum

Bonn / Germany, 4-5 June 2011

The high-level segment of Resilient Cities 2011 is convened by the World Mayors Council.   


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