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At the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris, it was agreed that mobilizing stronger and more ambitious climate action by all Parties and non-Party stakeholders is urgently required if the goals of the Paris Agreement are to be achieved.

In decision 1/CP.21, the commitments from all actors are recognized, including those launched through the Lima–Paris Action Agenda, as well as the urgent need to scale up the global response to climate change and support greater ambition from governments.

At COP 22 in Marrakech, a High-Level Event on Accelerating Climate Action was held to highlight outcomes from the Action Events throughout the conference and culminated with the launching of the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action; a new framework to catalyse and support climate action.

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Resilience

Adaptation of West African Coastal Areas

Reduce coastal erosion hotspots by 30% by 2020 and by 70% by 2025 and protect 30% of the population in priority flooding areas by 2020 and 70% by 2025 in West African coastal regions

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Business Alliance for Water and Climate

Measure and minimize risks and impacts related to water and climate change

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Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance

Catalyze and accelerate additional capital flows to cities, maximize investment in low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure, and close the investment gap in urban areas by 2030

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Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS)

Mobilize USD 100 million by 2020 to significantly increase the capacity for Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems in SIDS and LDCs

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Compact of Mayors

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions, report publicly and annually on progress and prepare for the impacts of climate change

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Food Security Climate Resilience Facility (FoodSECuRe)

Financially and programmatically support community-centred action to build climate resilience, addressing increasing loss and damage and improving resilience building in post-disaster recovery

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G7 Climate Risk Insurance Initiative

Increase climate risk insurance coverage for up to 400 million in developing countries by 2020

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Global Resilience Partnership

Identify and scale innovative resilience solutions across the Sahel, the Horn of Africa, and South and Southeast Asia

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Great Green Wall for the Sahara and Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI)

Restore 50 million hectares of land, sequester 250 million tons of carbon and support 300 million people across the Sahel by 2030

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Maritime Regions in Action against Climate Change (CPMR)

Reduce emissions, develop sustainable energy solutions and drive efffective adaptation in Maritime regions

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Megacities Alliance for Water and Climate

Enhance capacity building on adapting to or mitigating the effects of climate change related to water in megacities

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Paris Pact on water and adaptation to climate change in the basins of rivers, lakes and aquifers

Strengthen adaptation actions in the basins of rivers, lakes, aquifers, large wetlands as well as coastal areas

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R4 Rural Resilience Initiative

Through integrating risk management systems, ensure 100,000 farmers increase their resilience by 2017

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The 1-in-100 Initiative

Adopt standards for risk evaluation to subject financial portfolios and assets to a 1-100 year stress test by 2020

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