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Global Cities Fund for Migrants and Refugees Progress Report

This report shows how cities are meeting the urgent needs of migrant and refugees, while building a more sustainable future for all.

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…

US government announces US$1 million investment to address climate migration in Latin American cities, following call from C40-MMC mayors

At the Cities Summit of the Americas, the U.S. State Department, USAID, C40 Cities, the Mayors Migration Council and the Climate Migration Council convened mayors, funders and U.N. representatives to discuss urban climate migration. USAID announced the launch of a…

Climate Migration Necessitates Unified Leadership

In this Global Americans op-ed, Climate Migration Council members Vittoria Zanuso (MMC Executive Director) and Jaime Pumarejo (Mayor of Barranquilla, Colombia) discuss the reality of climate-related migration to cities and the need to accelerate city-led responses at the Cities Summit…

When Political Refugees Become Climate Refugees

In this Bloomberg CityLab Op-ed, Mayor Jaime Pumarejo of Barranquilla, Colombia and Mayor Maribel Escobar of La Palma, El Salvador on how climate change is driving people to cities.

City Leaders Finally Get an ‘Open Door’ to US Foreign Diplomacy

Bloomberg CityLab explores a new State Department initiative that creates an “open door for mayors.”

Human Mobility: City-Led Solutions Plenary Session at the Cities Summit of the Americas

Cities throughout the Americas are playing a leading role in responding to historic levels of human mobility. The Emerson Collective, Mayors Migration Council, Inter-American Dialogue, and CAF-Development Bank of Latin America are partnering to sponsor the closing plenary session of…

Climate Migration Council Leaders Discuss Importance of Collaboration at Upcoming Cities Summit of the Americas

Executive Director Vittoria Zanuso and other members of the Climate Migration Council hosted a press call on Monday, April 24th to discuss how the inaugural Cities Summit of the Americas is a crucial opportunity for leaders within the hemisphere to…


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