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Climate change: How Nairobi is building framework for good, green jobs

The Governor of Nairobi writes about the creation of good green jobs in his city, including a project backed by the Global Cities Fund for Migrants and Refugees.

Can City Diplomacy Help African Cities Take Action on Climate Mobility?

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs' blog underscores the significance of city diplomacy for African cities seeking influence in climate negotiations, exemplified by the C40-MMC Task Force on Climate Migration.

Why cities must redress injustice and embrace the climate displaced

In this World Economic Forum op-ed, Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London) and Elizabeth Naa Kwatsoe Tawiah Sackey (Mayor of Accra) discuss the role of diaspora communities in climate action and how the Mayors Migration Council -C40 Cites Task Force and…

Water is Life for Addis Ababa’s Internally Displaced Residents

We spoke with Moges Tadesse, Addis Ababa’s Chief Resilience Officer, about his city’s Global Cities Fund project’s success in ensuring access to critical water and sanitation infrastructure for over 600 IDP households.

Global funding to help displaced in eThekwini (BizNews)

In BizNews, MMC Head of Practice Samer Saliba discusses how recent floods in eThekwini have highlighted the need to provide for displaced and undocumented residents who remain out of the city’s reach.

The Power of Refugee Partnership in Kampala

Kampala’s successful partnership with the Makasi Rescue Foundation showcases the countless benefits of city governments and refugee-led organizations coming together to deliver solutions for urban residents.

Are cities more capable than national governments on climate action? (Devex)

In Devex, Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr of the MMC Leadership Board and Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja discuss climate migration in Africa and how they're addressing it.

Financing Shelter for the Internally Displaced in Africa (CNBC Africa)

On CNBC Africa, MMC Executive Director Vittoria Zanuso urged investment in African city-led solutions to climate migration following the lead of the IKEA Foundation and the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Global Cities Fund for Migrants and Refugees Announces Six New African City Grantees Delivering Solutions for People Affected by Climate Crisis

On the sidelines of COP27, the Global Cities Fund for Migrants and Refugees announced six additional African cities grantees addressing the needs of migrants and displaced people affected by the climate crisis.

eThekwini (Durban), South Africa: Karibu Community Care Center

With the support of the MMC Global Cities Fund for Migrants and Refugees, the City of eThekwini is building a comprehensive community care center and developing an online CARE portal to promote socioeconomic inclusion for migrants and refugees while improving…


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