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Climate Leadership in Cities – Cooperation and Commitment webinar

Wednesday 30 of March 2022 at 13.30–15.00 o’clock (CEST)
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The webinar will concentrate on the climate leadership of cities. We will have an overview on the recent developments in Europe regarding political agendas, legislation and funding from the city perspective. After that we will hear from cities how they respond to the challenge. Come join the discussion on the importance of cooperation and commitment in achieving climate neutral cities by 2030! 

Webinar Speakers

Louise Coffineau, Policy Advisor Environment and Climate, Eurocities



Markku Markkula
, Rapporteur on the European Missions, former president of the Committee of the Regions


Jukka Mäkelä, Mayor of Espoo

 



Pia Tanskanen
, Head of Environment, Nokia


Peter Kurz, Mayor of Mannheim




Filipe Araújo
, Vice-Mayor of Porto




Moderator Elina Wanne, Project Manager, City of Espoo



 Time  Agenda

13.30


Welcoming words by Eurocities
 
An overview of the most important European forums and projects for cities about climate leadership
Policy Advisor Environment and Climate Louise Coffineau, Eurocities


13.40


Committee of the Regions:
European political developments and legislation on climate from city perspective
Rapporteur on the European Missions, former president of the Committee of the Regions Markku Markkula 


13.50


Espoo:
Climate neutral Espoo 2030 achieved by commitment and cooperation
Mayor Jukka Mäkelä

Espoo company cooperation example: Why is it important for private sector and cities to work together?
Head of Environment Pia Tanskanen, Nokia


14.10


Mannheim:
Meeting the 100CNC Challenge through the Local Green Deal 
Mayor Peter Kurz


14.25

Porto: Porto Climate Pact - mobilizing stakeholders to achieve carbon neutrality
Vice-Mayor Filipe Araújo

14.40

Discussion and questions

15.00

End of programme
 



Past webinars

The Future Mentors Programme online info webinar Tuesday 25 January 2022, 10-11am (UTC +1). Please find the recording of the info webinar here.