H.E. Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28, welcomes the new Champion for COP29, H.E. Ms. Nigar Arpadarai, from Azerbaijan. COP29, the UN Climate Change Summit in 2024, will take place in Baku this November.
The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions and the Marrakech Partnership are spearheading the race to a cleaner, safer, healthier and more resilient world. Through our campaigns, Race to Resilience and Race to Zero, we are elevating ambition and mobilizing credible climate action among cities, regions, businesses and investors. Discover our pipeline of events.
Guest interview: Emma Howard Boyd CBE, Chair of the London Climate Resilience Review In January, the London Climate Resilience Review, an independent review commissioned by the Mayor of London, published an interim report. Emma Howard Boyd CBE, the chair of the Review and Race to resilience Global Ambassador shared her insights on the urgent need […]
Race to Zero showcased real economy global progress with the release of its 2023 Progress Report. Under the leadership of 26 Partners and 31 Accelerators, the campaign has nearly doubled in number since COP26, with 13,500 non-state actors from over 145 countries working towards the global halving of emissions by 2030. Race to Zero’s COP28 […]
A just 1.5°C transition away from fossil fuels, climate finance and nature at the heart of first Global Stocktake outcome alongside Global Goal on Adaptation and Loss and Damage Fund. The COP28 outcome made it clearer than ever that we must transition away from fossil fuels in a just and equitable manner. It also underscored […]
The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions recognized the commitment, collaboration and concrete climate action of business, investors, cities and regions, and civil society, including local communities and Indigenous Peoples, at their closing Global Climate Action High-Level Event at COP28 – Uniting on the Pathway to 2030 and Beyond.
Indigenous voices at COP28: “We implore all of humanity to unite with a single objective: to declare, “Enough is enough”
Three members of the Frontline Community Delegation (FCD), Maria Pedro de Pedro, Briseida Iglesias Lopez de Guerrero, and Maricela Fernández Fernández, shed light on the urgent realities faced by those most directly impacted by climate change. Their stories reveal not only the challenges but also the resilience and solutions found within frontline communities.
To support the first Global Stocktake, the High Level Champions and the Marrakech Partnership have compiled a set of solutions framed in specific actions that need to be scaled up and replicated to catalyze our race to a net zero emissions and resilient world.
The momentum for implementing ocean-based policy frameworks at COP28 has become undeniable, which will have a profound impact on the ocean and the people who depend on these ecosystems. Delivering on these solutions will require unprecedented levels of action, cooperation and collaboration, explains Kristina Rodriguez, Oceans & Coastal Zone Fellow.
The High-Level Champions, as part of our Nature-Postive for Climate Action campaign, are calling on companies, cities, financial institutions, and regions to integrate nature in their climate transition plans and to invest in NbS in line with the nature criteria and leadership practices of Race to Zero.
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On this International Day for Biological Diversity, Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion from the COP28 Presidency, reminds us of the urgent need to take action to stop the loss of biodiversity, one of the most significant crises we face.
With five months until COP28, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion from the COP28 Presidency, H.E Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak has told stakeholders at an event in Dubai on Monday they must promote collective climate action.
H.E Ms Razan Al Mubarak, President of the IUCN and UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28 welcomes the Global Fund for Coral Reefs as a partner to the Race to Resilience.
H.E Ms Razan Al Mubarak, President of the IUCN and UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28 explains why it’s critical the world realises its offshore wind potential.
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In the heart of India, where climate impacts are already felt by millions of people, an innovative fund is setting a new standard in landscape restoration by financially empowering local people and organizations to revive the country’s diverse and vital ecosystems.
In the heart of Nigeria lies the Cross River State, home to Africa’s largest mangrove ecosystems. Here, an initiative supported by Race to Resilience partner, Regions4, is underway, championing nature, climate, and local communities.
How Race to Resilience partner, Regions4’s members, the states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, are leading on the restoration of 440,000 hectares of forest in Brazil while directly benefiting rural families.
Medellín, Colombia, joins forces with Race to Resilience partners to combat climate change risks through innovative insurance solutions. Discover how parametric insurance is revolutionizing disaster risk management in the face of climate change.
Led by Race to Resilience partner, ICIS, the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project is a coastal protection initiative aimed at reducing flood risk due to coastal storms and sea level rise on Manhattan’s East Side.
In the Central African Republic, farmers are wielding agroforestry as a powerful tool to combat climate change. Discover how they are revolutionizing cocoa farming, fostering resilience and cultivating a sustainable, circular economy.
Discover how Race to Resilience partner, Build Change, empowers people in the Philippines with resilient housing, leveraging microfinance solutions to address disaster risks and improve lives.
From influencing legislation and shaping renewable energy policies, to leading research on greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, education institutions are helping drive the Race to Zero.
How key financial institutions and Race to Zero members, from Aviva Investors to Railpen, are adopting practices that adhere to the campaign’s 5th ‘P’: Persuade.