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C40 to Host Climate Summit of Large Cities in Seoul

C40 Large Cities Climate Leadership Group

January 2009: The C40 Large Cities Climate Leadership Group, which previously met in London in 2005 and in New York in 2007, has announced that it will meet in Seoul from 18-21 May 2009, for its third Summit.

C40 was established in 2005 by London's then mayor Ken Livingstone and comprises the world's largest cities committed to taking action on climate change. The theme of the Seoul Summit is “Cities' Achievements and Challenges in the Fight against Climate Change.” The Summit is expected to attract mayors from the C40 Group to share their policies and experiences. [Summit Website]