Secretary Kerry and UN Special Envoy Bloomberg Welcome International Mayors for Our Cities, Our Climate

Oct 14, 2015 10:25 AM ET
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October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Michael R. Bloomberg, U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, will welcome mayors from major global cities to the State Department at 12:30 p.m. on October 8 for the “Our Cities, Our Climate” working sessions and luncheon.

Secretary Kerry and Mr. Bloomberg will speak, and the international mayors from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Vancouver, Canada, and Yokohama, Japan, will participate in a panel on the topic of “Mayoral Perspectives on Fighting Climate Change” at 1:45 p.m.

The “Our Cities, Our Climate” initiative is a partnership between Bloomberg Philanthropies and the U.S. Department of State, bringing together mayors and city officials from around the world to discuss ways to work together to protect our planet.

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