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Cities and Climate Diplomacy

Within the scope of climate diplomacy, cities have a clear role at three different levels:

(1) through a collective position;

(2) through interaction and engagement with each other and

(3) through advocacy at a national and local level.

This policy brief provides some recommendations on how cities can better engage and participate in climate diplomacy across various levels and highlights how their specific advantages and capabilities are best used to support international processes associated with international climate action.