The Partnership on Climate Adaptation held its first meeting on 3 and 4 July 2017 in Brussels. The adaptation to climate change is one of 12 priority themes - among them air quality, sustainable land-use, circular economy, energy transition, urban mobility, digital transition, inclusion of migrants and refugees, etc. - identified in the Pact of Amsterdam, establishing the Urban Agenda for the EU.
The Partnership, coordinated by the City of Genoa, includes six local authorities - the Province of Barcelona and the Cities of Glasgow, Trondheim, Potenza, Loulè and Sfantu Gheorghe, four Member States - France, Poland, Hungary and Bulgaria - and five Directorates-General of the European Commission - REGIO, CLIMA, ENV, RTD, and ECHO. Other European organisations and institutions involved are EUROCITIES, the Council of European Regions and Municipalities (CEMR), the European Investment Bank (EIB), and URBACT.
For more information about the first meeting of the Partnership on Climate Adaptation, see the website of Genoa (in Italian).