Mayor – Bonn, Germany
· Bonn has a history of working on climate issues since the 1990s. It is a UN city and hub for sustainability. It is also home to the ICLEI global office. All of which creates a motivation to deliver ambitious results.
· City council decisions include a sustainability strategy with focus on climate and energy, declaration of a climate emergency, and an ambition for climate neutrality by 2035.
· Collaboration with civil society is a key and Bonn has started an activity called
· Barcelona in Spain as an inspiration – it is leading on working with “superblocks” to reduce mobility/traffic and increase liveability.