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European Parliament supports local leaders' call for a stronger role of cities and regions in global climate negotiations

The European Parliament and the European Committee of the Regions join forces ahead of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) calling on Member States to raise climate actions. The European Parliament COP27 resolution recognizes the urgent need for multilevel and cooperative action and the involvement of local and regional authorities in the implementation of the Paris agreement, it supports locally-led approaches towards adaptation and biodiversity protection, calls for mandatory adaptation and climate vulnerability tests at local level and stresses the need for better channeling financial resources to the local level.

Read more on the European Committee of the Regions' website.

Date: 25 Oct 2022