• Tuesday 18 Oct 2016
  • Climate Change Issues in National Urban Policies

    Urban Library
    Venue: Urban Library
    Lead Organization:
    • UN-Habitat.
    Partner Organizations:
    • Cities Alliance,
    • INS,
    • OECD,
    • RMIT.

    Addressing Climate Change Issues in National Urban Policies In light of the growing importance of National Urban Policies and its proposed formal recognition in the New Urban Agenda, as well as the growing momentum of urban climate action following the Paris Climate Agreement, this event intends to Advance the discussion on how to integrate and address Climate Change in National Urban Policies;  Offer promising practices, and develop concrete recommendations on integrating climate change principles into National Urban Policies; Explore how National Adaptation Plans, as well as other planning mechanisms that have emerged out of the global climate negotiation process, can be referenced in National Urban Policies and then used to promote vertically-integrated climate action in urban areas. Strengthen the vertical integration of urban climate change issues through the national urban policy process.