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Jul 25, 2011, 10:25 ET Mexico City Reduces GHG Emissions by 5.7 Million Metric Tonnes

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have been reduced by an accumulated 5.7 million metric tonnes (mt) in Mexico City since it began implementing its...


Mar 16, 2011, 02:51 ET Mexico City Education Minister Named by World Economic Forum as Young Global Leader

Mario Delgado Carillo, Secretary of Education of Mexico City, has been named to the 2011 Class of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum...


Feb 24, 2011, 09:57 ET Mexico City Partners With IBM to Integrate New Software Programs and Improve Schools Throughout the Capital

The Department of Education of the Federal District has entered into a partnership with IBM aimed at advancing education in the capital and offering...


Dec 08, 2010, 09:00 ET Mexico City Mayor Ebrard Awarded the 2010 World Mayor Prize

Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard has been announced as winner of the 2010 World Mayor Prize, awarded by popular vote through the City Mayors...


Nov 21, 2010, 12:05 ET World Mayors Sign Climate Agreement in Mexico City

Mayors from around the world today signed an agreement to address climate change at the World Mayors Summit on Climate, hosted by the Government of...


Nov 16, 2010, 08:00 ET Mexico City to Host 3,000 Global City Officials for Discussions on November 16 - 21, 2010

Mayor Marcelo Ebrard will welcome three thousand mayors, local and regional authorities to Mexico City for two international events beginning today,...


Jul 19, 2010, 09:00 ET Mexico City Hosts 'Capital Forum: State of Mega-Cities Around the World'

The Mexico City Ministry of Finance announced today that it will host "Capital Forum: State of Mega-Cities Around the World," an international event...


Jun 23, 2010, 06:02 ET Mexico City: Investment Capital

The Mayor of Mexico City, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon, addressed 150 of the capital's business elite, as he inaugurated the first annual Mexico City:...


Jun 01, 2010, 09:37 ET Mexico City to Host Urban Climate Summit in November 2010

Marcelo Ebrard, Mayor of Mexico City and chair of the World Mayor's Council on Climate Change, will host a summit of mayors from around the world in...


May 24, 2010, 12:16 ET Mexico City Launches Biodiversity Program to Conserve and Protect its Native Corn

To preserve biodiversity and contribute to the global movement to conserve the earth's precious resources, the Ministry of the Environment of Mexico...