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ICLEI Global Executive Committee congratulates new Secretary General

February 06, 2013

ICLEI President David Cadman along with First Vice- President, Martha Delgado, Vice-President James Nxumalo and Vice-President Mary Jane Ortega of ICLEI’s Global Executive Committee (GexCom) extended their congratulations to Gino Van Begin on his succeeding Konrad Otto-Zimmermann as Secretary General of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability.

President Cadman said, “I would like to extend my congratulations to Gino on his new role as ICLEI Secretary General. I have worked with ICLEI for over 10 years and also personally with Gino during these years. I have complete faith in his vision and believe he will lead ICLEI successfully towards achieving its goals.”

First Vice President Delgado added, “Gino will be instrumental in guiding ICLEI’s path forward and I am enthusiastic about working with him more to bring sustainability to our cities.”

Vice-President Nxumalo and Ortega also extended their support, “As GexCom members of ICLEI we believe in its vision and plan to work closely with ICLEI and Gino in ensuring that we make our cities and planet more sustainable. We support Gino in this role and believe he is the perfect candidate for the future of ICLEI.”