COP15 Montreal – 47 cities join the Montreal Commitment

MontrealAnd December 12, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Responding to a challenge launched by Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante, higher COP XV47 cities around the world are committed toMontreal commitment, a series of 15 concrete actions to protect biodiversity on a planetary scale. Mayor Valerie Plante made the announcement during the plenary session of the ICLEI Subnational Governments and Cities Summit.

“Leadership in Montreal and other cities is essential to influencing other levels of government. The COP XV It was a critical opportunity that we seized to engage the world’s cities in concrete actions to protect biodiversity. I am very proud of thatMontreal commitment It has succeeded in mobilizing 47 cities from 5 continents representing more than 113 million inhabitants. By committing to 15 concrete actions to protect biodiversity, cities are demonstrating their leadership and capacity for action, which should serve as an example for the adoption of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, said Mayor of Montreal, Valerie Plante.

Cities are at the forefront of experiencing global biodiversity loss and suffering the consequences. And as local governments, they are also well placed to act concretely and quickly to halt this decline.

The 15 actions ofMontreal commitment It aims to reduce threats to biodiversity, share the benefits of biodiversity, and sustain our actions to protect biodiversity.

In line with the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, theMontreal commitment Stresses the importance of concluding an ambitious and concrete international agreement. The signing cities are:

  1. Barcelona, ​​Spain
  2. BerlinGermany
  3. BogotaColumbia
  4. Bordeaux, France
  5. BostonUnited State
  6. Buenos AiresArgentina
  7. Copenhagen, Denmark
  8. Curitiba, Brazil
  9. DakarSenegal
  10. eThekwini, South Africa
  11. Freetown, Sierra Leone
  12. Gatineau, Canada
  13. GlasgowUnited kingdom
  14. HelsinkiFinland
  15. Laval, Canada
  16. levy, Canada
  17. lisbon, Portugal
  18. London, UK
  19. Longueuil, Canada
  20. Los AngelesUnited State
  21. Lyon, France
  22. MalagaSpain
  23. ManchesterUnited kingdom
  24. Marseille, France
  25. MelbourneAustralia
  26. MilanoItaly
  27. Mississauga, Canada
  28. montreal, Canada
  29. NagoyaJapan
  30. Paris France
  31. quebec, Canada
  32. quezon, Filipino
  33. laceThe Kingdom of Morocco
  34. ReykjavikIceland
  35. Sado, Japan
  36. SantiagoChile
  37. São Paulo, Brazil
  38. Sendai, Japan
  39. SherbrookeAnd Canada
  40. Terrebonne, Canada
  41. TokyoJapan
  42. Toronto Canada
  43. three rivers, Canada
  44. UtrechtNetherlands
  45. Vancouver, Canada
  46. WindsorAnd Canada
  47. YokohamaJapan
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L’Montreal commitment It can be viewed online here.

The visual can be used and downloaded here.

SOURCE City of Montreal – Mayor’s Office and Executive Committee

For more information: Source: Catherine Cadot, Senior Press Attache, Mayor’s Office and Executive Committee, 514465-2591; Information: Media Relations, City of Montreal, [email protected]

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