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Recovering from Pandemic: Transforming cities through subnational leadership

Wed, April 29, 2020 11:00AM - 12:00PM EST | 17:00PM - 18:00PM CEST

Join representatives from New York City, Local 2030, ICLEI, and global subnational representatives for a dialogue on subnational leadership on incorporating climate and sustainability goals into the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. For this session, speakers and respondents will reflect on how leaders like New York City are planning for a sustainable recovery, how the role of local governments will be critical in this process, and how the six climate positive principles can support a balanced recovery. 

Moderator:

  • Yunus Arikan, Director of Global Advocacy, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Speakers:

  • Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, New York City
  • Aissata Camara, Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Strategic Partnerships, Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, New York City
  • Kerry Constabile, Team Lead, Sustainable Development Unit, Executive Office of the UN Secretary General
  • Shipra Narang Suri, Ph.D., Chief, Urban Practices Branch, UN-Habitat

Respondents:

  • Stefan Wagner, Head of International Relations Department, City of Bonn
  • Manuel Araujo, Mayor, City of Quelimane
  • Meggan Spires, Senior Manager, Climate Change, Energy & Resilience, ICLEI Africa Secretariat

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Wednesday, 29 April, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00
Publication date: 
29/04/2020
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