The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) USA Helpdesk provides administrative, logistical, and technical support to signatory cities, as well as those cities interested in joining the initiative and other stakeholders. Running through February 2020, the Helpdesk will provide a series of webinars to inform and support U.S. cities, counties, and regional governments.
All sessions will begin at 9am Pacific / 12pm Eastern / 18:00 Central European Time.
Webinar recordings can be viewed at the bottom of this page.
November 5 • 9am PDT / 12pm EDT This webinar will discuss community based planning and partnership models and how to effectively address equity and centering frontline communities in the process.
December 3 • 9am PDT / 12pm EDT This webinar will cover Risk & Vulnerability Assessments, how to incorporate equity into the process and how report under the Common Reporting Framework.
December 17 • 9am PDT / 12pm EDT This webinar will cover how to develop a compliant climate action and energy access plan under the Common Reporting Framework.
January 14 • 9am PDT / 12pm EDT Learn best practices from cities what have made a commitment to tackle climate change adaptation and resilience. This webinar also will cover best practices from cities that have made a commitment to increase access to clean and affordable energy. A case story from a GCoM city will exemplify the climate action planning process.
February 4 • 9am PDT / 12pm EDT Learn why global reporting and monitoring of climate actions are important and how your community can institute mechanisms for tracking and monitoring progress. A case story from a GCoM city will show how this has been done for one community.
February 25 • 9am PDT / 12pm EDT This webinar cover how to sustain efforts and progress through effective governance structures and what formal actions are required for GCoM compliance.
Recorded Webinars in This Series
GCoM USA Helpdesk Webinar 1: Reporting for the Global Covenant of Mayors with CDP and ICLEI
GCoM USA Helpdesk Webinar 2: Introduction to Global Covenant of Mayors USA
GCoM USA Helpdesk Webinar 3: Global Covenant of Mayors Common Reporting Framework
GCoM USA Helpdesk Webinar 4: Target Setting