The Mediterranean is one of the world areas most vulnerable to global warming.
As climate talks progress in Marrakech, Euro-Mediterranean local and regional authorities have gathered at COP22 to discuss how stronger cooperation in energy and sustainable economic development can boost growth while building resilience to climate change.
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the Euro-Mediterranean Local and Regional Assembly (ARLEM) are promoting the Covenant of Mayors during COP22 negotiations to show its value as a replicable model for the implementation of the Paris agreement and the low-carbon transition of territories.
COP22 has hosted the second meeting of the Commission for Sustainable Territorial Development of ARLEM, composed of 80 local and regional representatives from the EU and 15 Mediterranean partners.
Read the full article via the European Committee of the Regions web site.
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