1000 Cities Adapt Now global programme launched

Today, at the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021, a 10-year global programme was launched to accelerate and scale climate adaptation in 1000 cities worldwide, called 1000 Cities Adapt Now (1000 CAN).

Joint Statement
Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb presents the Joint Statement to GCA Board Chair Ban Ki-moon at the CAS 2021 Global Mayors’ Forum.

1000 Cities Adapt Now (1000 CAN)

A new and unique Coalition and the first Partners and Cities published a Joint Statement, confirming the urgency to act now and committing to support further development and implementation of 1000 CAN.

The Coalition and others also call on city leaders, heads of states, NGO’s and the private sector participating in CAS 2021 to support and facilitate this global program laying the foundation for a decade of action toward a climate-resilient future of 1000 cities in 2030.