Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

Founding Year: 2008



Maroš Šefčovič (Co-Chair, European Commission Vice-President)

An international alliance of cities and local governments with a long-term vision of promoting and supporting voluntary action to combat climate change and moving to a low emission, resilient society. It includes “over 9,000 cities and local governments from six continents and 127 countries, representing more than 770 million residents.”  Its predecessor was the EU Covenant of Mayors. The Global Covenant was officially formed in 2017.


Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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