The transition to a low-carbon economy, essential to meet the challenges of climate change, will alter pre-existing economic and social paradigms. The territories, the companies and their employees, and all the actors of the civil society will be the pillars of these transformations.
OIF supports the climate negotiation by providing delegations and experts from its member countries with the necessary framework to facilitate discussions for session preparation and debriefings of the process.
Mobility of people and goods is at the heart of development issues
and climate change, for urban, peri-urban and rural areas.
Covering 71% of the Earth's surface, the global ocean is a complex ecosystem that provides essential services to sustain life on Earth.
Climate change, but more generally urban migration, population growth and metropolisation phenomena, particularly in the South, are major challenges for human development and the protection of natural resources.
Climate change affects the current and future food and nutrition security of urban and rural populations, and in particular for the poorest of them.
The potential of the building and construction sector for climate action
Partnership between territories that include a climate dimension will have a crucial role to achieve the objectives set during COP21.
Climate Change is also a cultural challenge
Water is the main channel through which societies and ecosystems will feel the impacts of climate change
Circular economy provides essential support for climate-friendly strategies by minimizing the use of materials, water and energy consumption
Environmental Education and Sustainable Development (EESD) through the application of principles, projects and experiences is a powerful leverage for meeting the climate challenge
"Ensuring access to reliable, sustainable and modern energy services at affordable cost for all " (SDG 7)
The world's forests are essential for mitigating and adapting to the effects of climate change.
ICGC is an international coalition which promotes multi-level and multi-stakeholder approaches in climate projects and strategies working towards the implementation of the Paris Agreement and SDGs. We raise awareness and give actors tools (governments, companies, local authorities, higher educat[...]
Between 4,900 and 6.5 trillion dollars of investment per year will be needed over the next 15 years to answer to the transition of rural and urban areas, and to steer infrastructure towards a climate-compatible trajectory