Climate Adaptation

About the partnership

The aim of the Partnership is to anticipate the adverse effects of climate change and take appropriate action to prevent or minimise the damage it can cause to Urban Areas. The focus will be on vulnerability assessments, climate resilience and risk management (including the social dimension of climate adaptation strategies).


Member States

  • Bulgaria
  • Hungary
  • France
  • Poland

Urban areas and Regions

  • City of Genoa(IT, Coordinator)
  • Glasgow (UK)
  • Loulé (PT)
  • Potenza (IT)
  • Province of Barcelona (ES)
  • Sfantu Gheorghe​​​ (RO)
  • Trondheim (NO) 

European/ national city umbrella organisation

  • Eurocities
  • URBACT (Observer)

Other stakeholders

  • Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)
  • Covenant of Mayors
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)

European institutions

  • European Commission (DG REGIO, DG CLIMA, DG ENER, DG RTD)
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)

Concrete actions


Analysis of national multilevel urban development and planning regulations with focus on climate adaptation


Guidelines and toolkit for the economic analysis of adaptation projects


Including recommendations for the Operating Programmes in the European Regional Development Fund in order to improve its accessibility for municipalities


A new LIFE for urban adaptation projects


Improving EU municipalities knowledge of the framework of the Copernicus Climate Change Service

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