Matteo serves as ICLEI's Communications focal point for UrbanShift. He is a social media and communication professional with experience in international and governmental organizations in Europe and the U.S. With a background in economics, politics and rehabilitation support for disabled children, Matteo is committed to fostering inclusive climate action that leaves no one behind. He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and a Bachelor’s in Economics
Reflections from International Youth Day
UrbanShift's Youth Day webinar highlighted inspiring youth and city led sustainability initiatives from China, India, Indonesia and Sierra Leone, with speakers reiterating the importance of meaningfully engaging young people in climate action.
URBANSHIFT CITIES CONNECT IN MALMÖ
Cities from Asia, Africa and Latin America exchanged knowledge about integrated sustainable urban development at UrbanShift's first global in-person advocacy event and learned first hand from the experiences of host city Malmö, Sweden.
Mainstreaming climate action into urban development
While many sub-national governments are already undertaking direct or indirect climate actions, data aggregation and reporting remain a major challenge. One key way to facilitate sub-national reporting is to showcase best practices, like the CSCAF.
Urban shade and mangroves: Nature’s secret weapons against climate change
Climate adaptation measures that rely on or include nature are accessible, affordable, and can address multiple climate hazards simultaneously.