This activity has been aimed at addressing the role of cities in relation to prevention, mitigation and adaptation to climate change within the framework of the Spanish Urban Agenda.

In the words of the Secretary of State, the day has brought us closer to a complex reality that shows how climate change is affecting our planet, the health of its inhabitants, energy crises and our whole life as a whole, so It is possible to conclude that cities are fundamental actors to fulfill the Strategic Objective of the Spanish Urban Agenda.

The day has been inaugurated by the Secretary General of Housing, Helena Beunza, who recalled the vulnerability of Spanish cities to the effects of climate change and how the Urban Agenda and the strategic vision it advocates is presented as a useful tool to make Our cities are leaders in the fight against climate change.

Then, it has given way to the first of the two round tables, which has been moderated by the Deputy Director General of Urban Policies, Ángela de la Cruz, and has had recognized experts in cities, urban planning and climate change such as Antonio Serrano, Fernando Prats, José Fariña and Carlos Martí, who have analyzed the ecological footprint and urban resilience, climatic emergencies and their relationship with citizens and communication for sustainability.

The second of the tables, moderated by the director of the CONAMA Function, Alicia Torrego, has been oriented to the presentation of successful practices at the municipal level that, from different areas, have faced urban policies with positive repercussions on the environment and the effects of climate change Each of them, winners of an Dubai International Award (granted by the United Nations) on different dates, but which have continued to evolve and produce favorable effects to this day.

Among the speakers were the mayor of Pontevedra, Miguel Anxo Fernández, who explained the "Sustainable Mobility Plan: a city for people"; the head of the Municipal Climate Change Plan of Noaín (Navarra), Mikel Baztan; Paola Jiménez, from the Environment Observatory of Malaga, has recounted the work of preparing the Plan for Climate: Málaga 2050; Esperanza Caro, General Director of Sustainable Development, Financing and External Action of the City of Seville, representing the Spanish Network of Cities for Climate and the Deputy Director General of Biodiversity and Natural Environment of the Ministry of Ecological Transition that has exposed the Infrastructure Strategy Green, Miguel Aymerich.

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