COP26: Transforming cities through multi-level governance

At UrbanShift's COP26 side event, we highlight examples of multi-level governance and climate action from Brazil, Rwanda and India.

date & time
09 Nov 2021, 6:30PM UTC

UrbanShift panel at COP26

Join us at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) to talk about the importance of multi-level governance in enabling zero-carbon, resource-efficient and socially equitable cities.   

Organized by Brazil, Rwanda and CGEE (the Brazil-based Center for Strategic Studies and Management) with support from UrbanShift, this event will showcase examples of multi-level governance in practice, discussing how local and national governments, as well as the international community, can come together to achieve their climate goals.


  • Rogier van den Berg, Acting Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities 
  • Sharon Gil, Technical Lead, Cities Unit, UN Environment Programme
  • Marcelo Morales, Secretary for Research and Scientific Formation, Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation 
  • Faustin Munyazikwiye, Deputy Director General, Rwanda Environment Management Authority 
  • Aloke Barnwal, Senior Climate Change Specialist, Global Environment Facility
  • Ladislas Ngendahimana, Secretary General, Rwanda Association of Local Government Authorities
  • Aaditya Thackeray, Environment Minister, Maharashtra, India
  • José Sarney Filho, Environment Secretary, Federal District Government, Brazil
  • Marco Lobo, Centro de Gestão e Estudos Estratégicos (CGEE)  

Please email Elsa Lefevre if you have any questions.