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Rotterdam, HCM City to sign environmental MoU

HCM City and Holland’s Rotterdam city are set to sign a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will advance co-operation between the two sides in climate change adaptation.

The development follows the city submitting a comprehensive climate change adaptation strategy at a meeting held between the two sides today.

‘The established climate adaptation strategy is the start of a new phase for which Rotterdam has been explicitly requested to continue to play a role, especially when it comes to securing responsibilities and increasing the knowledge of the various government agencies. The cooperation agreement will formalise this,” said Rotterdam deputy mayor Alexandra van Huffelen.

Huffelen will sign the new MoU on behalf of the Rotterdam, the Dutch Consulate in HCM City said in a press release.

HCM City is one of the cities in the knowledge network Connecting Delta Cities (CDC) and the completed strategy will be shared with CDC member cities, it said.

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