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Guidebook: how to develop a Climate Action Plan (CAP) in Southeast Asia-Malaysia

The Global Covenant of Mayors in Southeast Asia (GCoM SEA) supports Malaysian local authorities in the climate challenge and in their efforts in building more sustainable and resilient communities. It is the "regional covenant" of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM). Under the GCoM SEA, local authorities are invited to take a voluntarily political commitment to implement climate and energy actions in their communities and to agree on a long-term vision to tackle the three pillars of the initiative: access to energy (not developed in the current guidebook), climate mitigation and climate adaptation. In order to translate the political commitment into practical measures, GCoM SEA signatories have also to commit to elaborating and implementing a Climate Action Plan (CAP).

This guidebook has been prepared to assist Malaysian local governments in preparing coherent and effective Climate Action Plans by means of step-by-step guidance and examples of measures especially relevant for the local authorities working in the Malaysian context. The Guidebook is coherent with the Global Covenant of Mayors Common Reporting Framework (CRF) even if the specific choice and sequence of actions can vary according to the policies and measures already in place. This flexibility allows Malaysian local governments to develop a CAP that is consistent with their local circumstances and objectives.

  • Guidebook: how to develop a Climate Action Plan (CAP) in Southeast Asia-Malaysia
  • Author/s:
    • LO VULLO Eleonora
    • HO Chin Siong
    • CHAU Loon Wai
    • PALERMO Valentina
    • RIVAS CALVETE Silvia
    • BERTOLDI Paolo
  • Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union