A statement on Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon’s passing from GCoM, ICLEI, UCLG, Metropolis and C40 Cities”


Our networks and members are deeply saddened by the passing away of Mayor Park Won-soon and we extend our sincere condolences to his family, to the Seoul Metropolitan Government and the residents of Seoul. 

As a C40 Vice Chair, Global Covenant of Mayors Board Member, former ICLEI President and GexCom member, UCLG and UCLG-ASPAC Bureau Member as well as Member of Metropolis Board of Directors, Mayor Park Won-soon has been a strong advocate for global climate action and under his leadership, Seoul has been an example to other cities around the world.”