Nine leading mayors, representing cities around the world, have been appointed to the board of the newly created Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy.
The mayoral leadership group includes:
- Park Won Soon – Mayor of Seoul and President of ICLEI
- Kasim Reed – Mayor of Atlanta
- Patricia De Lille – Mayor of Cape Town
- Mohamed Sefiani – Mayor of Chefchaouen
- Anne Hidalgo – Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40
- Mauricio Rodas – Mayor of Quito
- Jaiman Upadhyay – Mayor of Rajkot
- Tri Rismaharini – Mayor of Surabaya
- Gregor Robertson – Mayor of Vancouver
Congratulations to all the mayors elected on the mayoral leadership group, with special consideration for Mrs. Patricia de Lille, Cape Town, South Africa; and Mohamed Sefiani, Mayor of Chefchaouen, Morocco, who represent Africa in this leadership.