• DIPLOMACY IN ACTION

    The Paris Declaration

    is a declaration from subnational governments, business and finance to support an international climate deal during the UN COP21 in 2015. At the World Summit of Regions for Climate in Paris 2014, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Founder of R20, invited a coalition of governments, businesses and investors to sign it. 

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Welcome to the
Regions 20 website

The R20-Regions of Climate Action is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and other global leaders in cooperation with the United Nations.

The R20 is a coalition of partners led by regional governments that work to promote and implement projects that are designed to produce local economic and environmental benefits in the form of reduced energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions; strong local economies; improved public health; and new green jobs. These local actions can help the world achieve our shared global environmental and economic goals.

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Featured projects

Region: State of Rio, Brazil

The R20 is working with the municipality of Rio to develop financial mechanisms in order to shift all the street lights of the city...

Oran, Algeria: The R20 is working with the Wilaya of Oran in Algeria toward an objective of Zero Waste for the Region. The 3 years...

Region: Delta State, Nigeria

Delta State, Nigeria: In cooperation with local engineers the R20 is promoting household biogas digester. Those small buried...

Contact Information

R20 Headquarters
48 Chemin Du Grand Montfleury
CH 1290 Versoix, Geneva, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 755 65 45
Fax: +41 22 755 65 49
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R20 USA
2601 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 311
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-664-0300
Fax: 310-664-0305
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