The Prime Minister of Porto, Horacio Rodríguez Laretta, today received at the city government headquarters in Parque Patricios Chargé d’Affairs of the United States Embassy in Argentina, Mary Kay Carlson.
During the meeting, the agenda of international cooperation and exchange in Buenos Aires was reviewed. The Prime Minister highlighted the Mayors Summit of the Group of 40, which will be held in October next year in Buenos Aires He brought together the mayors of nearly 100 global cities committed to combating climate change.
Currently 14 North American cities participate in the C40: Washington, Boston, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Portland, Seattle, Phoenix, Houston, Austin and New Orleans.
“Many years ago we pledged to Climate change. We are working with many cities in the region and the United States on this agenda, and next year we will have a major breakthrough at the C40 Summit, where more than 40 mayors from the world’s major cities will come to Buenos Aires to analyze how Rodriguez Larita stated: They are progressing. Urban commitments in the fight against climate change.
For his part, Carlson said, “We talked about ways to enhance joint action to continue strengthening the relationship between our two countries in areas of common interest. This is undoubtedly the best way to face global challenges.”
Carlson and the Prime Minister reviewed the highlights of Rodriguez Laretta’s recent trip to New York and Washington in September.
Next, the prime minister met with John Kerry, the special climate envoy, who asked him to work together to advance access to international financing for cities for the climate agenda.
The city of Buenos Aires has a prominent international involvement in promoting the fight against climate change.
This year, Buenos Aires presented Climate Action Plan At COP26, one of the first locations in the world to allow the city’s progress targets to be monitored.
In addition, the head of government is promoting the Cities for Climate Alliance, a network of 15 cities in the country committed to climate action to promote local policy exchange.