Apply to have your urban poor activity recognized
The search for the 2014 Lighthouse Activities is on! If you’re leading an activity that is addressing
climate change while improving the lives of the urban poor in a developing country, we want to hear from
Learn more and apply today!
Despite their living conditions, the urban poor have a proven capacity to improve and invest in their
The lives of the urban poor can be improved while limiting emissions and adapting to climate change. This
can be done by providing the urban poor with basic services that are climate friendly and efficient and
also by implementing appropriate adaptations to reduce their vulnerability to climate change. Watch the webcast of the Urban Poor special event at the 2013 UN Climate
Change Conference in Warsaw.
Momentum for Change: Urban Poor
Momentum for Change: Urban Poor highlights activities that address climate change while improving
livelihoods and living conditions in urban areas of developing countries. Momentum for Change: Urban Poor
is generously supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates
Recognizing action in urban poor communities
Momentum for Change: Urban Poor showcases Lighthouse Activities that demonstrate concrete results to
address climate change. The 2013 Urban Poor lighthouse activities are: