At the Climate Adaption Summit (CAS) 2021, the press release announcement of the 1000 Cities Adapt (1000 CAN) has been launched with Blue21 acting as a global knowledge partner and ambassador to the program.

The main goal of the 1000 Cities Adapt Now global program is to accelerate adaptation in 1000 cities by 2030. To achieve this, the program is promoting a comprehensive package of measures including the implementation of nature-based solutions, urban water resilience solutions and a transformative capacity building program. An alliance of core delivery partners will start implementation in a first batch of 100 cities. This program will focus on climate adaptation in cities as leverage for an inclusive and resilient COVID-19 recovery while creating a pathway to reach the Paris climate adaptation goals.

Read the full press release.