Marrakech Partnership

Climate Champions Hakima El Haite and Laurence Tubiana launched the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action to catalyze action among nations and climate stakeholders between 2017 and 2020. 

Global Climate Action Agenda

The Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action was launched at the High Level event of the Global Climate Action Agenda by High Level Climate Champions Minister Hakima El Haite and Ambassador Laurence Tubiana. The Marrakech Partnership is an initiative to to catalyze action among nations and climate stakeholders between 2017 and 2020. As part of COP22 Decisions for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, Parties to the UNFCCC welcome the Marrakech Partnership. 


Cities and Human Settlements Theme

On November 10th, Global Climate Action focused on the Cities and Human Settlements Theme.

Throughout the day, Buildings Workstream was facilitated by UNEP on behalf of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction and Resilience Workstream was facilitated by ICLEI in collaboration with the Moroccan Ministry of the Interior and the Fonds Mondial pour le Développement des Villes (FMDV).

The events of the day included a press conference, joint high level opening, showcase of initiatives and policy dialogues. Highlights of the outcomes of the day include; 

  • First engagement of Ministers of Housing in the UNFCCC process, linking to the New Urban Agenda
  • Global mapping of resilience and building initiatives
  • Launch of the 2018 International Cities and Climate Change Science Conference
  • Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy as a key initiative for NDCs, with additional inputs and leadersip from Resilience Cities Congress, Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction, Cities and Climate Finance Leadership Alliance and Marrakech Roadmap for Localizing Climate Finance
  • Synergy across global agendas throughout 2017-2018

Below are the key links:

Watch the video recap here:

Outcomes of Resilience Workstream


Resilience Workstream - the presentations

In case you have missed them, we have compiled all of the presentations given as part of the Resilience workstream during November 10th Global Climate Action Agenda Day on Cities and Human Settlements. You can also visit our photo album for 10 November  and specific compilation of Resilience Workstream.

Showcase session:

 Dialogue session:




Other COP22 partnerships engaging local and subnational governments



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