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EU Sustainable Development Strategy supports ICLEI’s LA21 Processes

July 26, 2006

The recently adopted EU Sustainable Development Strategy, which requires the integration of sustainable development into all European policies, make reference to Local Agenda 21, the Aalborg Commitments, and European Sustainable Cities & Towns Campaign.

 

The Strategy states the following: “…Approaches like Local Agenda 21 and other processes with broad public participation must be further strengthened and promoted. Municipalities, cities and towns should be invited to sign and implement the Aalborg Commitments. Networks at different levels should support these activities. In this connection the Commission is invited to elaborate possible options of how to promote the European Sustainable Cities & Towns Campaign which provides an exchange of good practice including the elaboration of quality criteria, indicators and instruments like impact assessment…”

 

For more information, please contact Gino Van Begin, Regional Director for Europe at ICLEI’s European Secretariat, at gino.van.begin@iclei.org

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click [here] to learn more about ICLEI's Local Agenda 21 Campaign

click [here] to read more about ICLEI's European Sustainable Cities & Towns Campaign

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