In Vienna, more plants make the city cooler

This initiative presents several advantages: 

Inventing cool in the heatwave

In the years to come, climate change is going to become an increasingly pressing challenge for cities. Urban settings are on average 5°C hotter than their surroundings. This "urban island effect" poses a threat to populations during heatwaves.

Nice studies smokers’ behaviour to protect beaches from cigarette butts

To address the issue of smokers who dispose of cigarette butts incorrectly and preserve the cleanliness of its beaches, authorities will try to learn more about smokers who visit local beaches and try to adapt to their needs. 

Liberec will strengthen its flood warning system

The Czech City of Liberec will install new equipment to strengthen its flood warning system and ensure the safety of its residents. 

Forum of Mayors

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Palais des Nations

8-14 Avenue de la Paix

CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland