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Two Korean cities joined ICLEI
February 08, 2013
Two Korean cities - City of Osan and City of YoungJu - have recently joined ICLEI after ICLEI Korea Office relocated from Jeju to Suwon in October 2012.  [Full text...]

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 Genera... [Full text...]

ICLEI Members Kaohsiung City and Malé City benefit from sustainability mentorship program
February 06, 2013
ICLEI Member cities Kaohsiung City (Chinese Taipei) and Malé City (Maldives) have agreed to become sister cities to foster exchange on sustainable development.  [Full text...]

UN extends their congratulations on new ICLEI Secretary General
February 04, 2013
Gino Van Begin succeeded Konrad Otto-Zimmermann as ICLEI Secretary General in January 2013. To mark this occasion various UN agencies and heads have sent their congratulations and felicitations to the new Secretary General.  [Full text...]

ICLEI Member City of Bonn launches sustainable low-carbon development partnership with Chengdu
January 30, 2013
The City of Bonn, Germany – ICLEI Member City and the host of ICLEI World Secretariat - has embarked on a new sustainable low-carbon development partnership with its sister city Chengdu – the home of giant pandas and the capital city of China’s Sichuan Province. [Full text...]

ICLEI and IRENA collaborates on 'Renewable energy policies in cities: Selected case studies'
January 28, 2013
Around the world, only a relatively few number of local governments have developed policies and mechanisms specifically aimed at utilizing renewable energy resources. IRENA and ICLEI collaborated to produce seven case studies to present different policy tools available to local governments to harves... [Full text...]

Cities showcase sustainable infrastructure initiatives at 2013 Global Energy Basel Summit
January 22, 2013
Over 200 representatives from local and national governments, financial institutions, NGOs, businesses, international organizations and networks gathered in Basel, Switzerland on 22-23 January for the 3rd Global Energy Basel (GEB) Summit – an annual conference on financing sustainable infrastructure... [Full text...]

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Climate Roadmap South Asia

Roadmap of South Asian Cities for the post 2012 global climate agreement
January 05, 2009
The Roadmap supports South Asian local governments to grasp the impacts of urban carbon emissions. It also develops a regional consensus on local action plans and build a network of leaders to influence the post-Kyoto climate negotiations. [Full text...]
ICLEI Roadmap

Local Government Climate Roadmap
December 04, 2008
A new movement working towards a recognized role for Local Governments in the post-2012 Climate Framework has started. From a clear city message sent in Bali to the start of a global process - cities are pressing forward with the new Local Government Climate Roadmap [Full text...]

Cities for Safe and Healthy Communities (Australia)
October 29, 2008
ICLEI Oceania is establishing a new social sustainability program: Cities for Safe and Healthy Communities (CSHC). This new program helps local governments foster healthy, safe, resilient and sustainable communities.  [Full text...]
Sao Paolo

São Paulo generates over 400 local projects on sustainability
August 08, 2008
This is an integrated action of three municipal departments in the City of São Paulo and is supported by the Department of Health and the UNEP. Around US$ 4,500,000.00 will be invested in the project [Full text...]

'Cities and Biodiversity, a milestone for ICLEI'
July 15, 2008
Jeb Brugmann, ICLEI Founder and first Secretary General, and now Member of ICLEI Advisory Council share his thoughts on ICLEI's work in promoting biodiversity [Full text...]
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ICLEI project: Sustainable Energy System in Advanced Cities (SESAC)
July 02, 2008
The SESAC project shows how the local economy can thrive when combined with climate protection, through sustainable energy implementation in the built environment. [Full text...]

Our History in Photos
September 08, 2005
How has ICLEI changed over the last fifteen years? Experience some of our highlights through our photo archive. [Full text...]

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The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais completes ICLEI´s Sustainable Procurement process
December 15, 2008
One of the pilot governments of the Brazilian Sustainable Procurement Project “CPS-Brazil” has completed all of the phases of ICLEI´s Sustainable Procurement process. [Full text...]

Mayor Villaraigosa Unveils Solar Plan for Los Angeles
November 28, 2008
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled an ambitious long-range plan Monday for securing enough solar power to meet one-tenth of the city's energy needs by 2020, a move aimed at making L.A. a hub of the solar-energy industry. [Full text...]
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Coimbatore (India) joins ICLEI and Local Renewables
October 27, 2008
The city of Coimbatore became the third local government in India to join the Local Renewables Initiative where it will strive to develop local sustainable energy.  [Full text...]
Montreal

Montréal (Canada) and biodiversity
October 23, 2008
The mayor of Montréal (Canada) sends his vision of urban biodiversity via video to the World Conservation congress in Barcelona which took place on October 2008. [Full text...]
Edmonton River Valley, city view

Edmonton boasting the largest urban parkland in North America
October 16, 2008
The River Valley park in Edmonton (Canada) shows how biodiversity, recreation and education can co-exist in the urban environment. [Full text...]
Sumida

Skywater Network launched in Sumida City, Japan
October 15, 2008
The Network provides a platform to share information and experiences about rainwater for storage and reutilisation in Japan. [Full text...]
Ludwigsburg

Ludwigsburg wins German sustainability award
October 14, 2008
ICLEI Member City of Ludwigsburg (Germany) has been selected for the German 'Zeitzeichen' award, the national award for local sustainability. [Full text...]

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Great Success! A report from the New Delhi International Conference on Cities and Climate Change
February 23, 2011
The conference, which was organized by the Government of Delhi, India in collaboration with ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia (ICLEI SA) and the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) attracted over 400 participants and showcased speakers from 11 international... [Full text...]
Global City 2011 - Visionary Values for Sustainable Cities, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 14-17 March 2011
January 19, 2011
ICLEI is co-organising the plenary session on Transforming Cities and ICLEI Deputy Secretary General, Gino Van Begin, will speak at the event and facilitate the Leaders Summit session on Social Infrastructure. ICLEI Members can receive a discount if they wish to attend. [Full text...]

Global Energy Basel 2011
December 29, 2010
ECOS as the organizer and the Canton of Basel, Switzerland together with a range of partner organizations including C40 Cities and ICLEI, present the first Global Energy Basel: Sustainable Infrastructure Financing Summit. [Full text...]

Sustainable Water Management in Cities conference, Zaragoza, Spain, 13-17 Dec. 2010
December 07, 2010
ICLEI Member city Zaragoza, Spain, partners with UN-Water and UN-HABITAT to host an international water conference next week. [Full text...]

World Climate Summit, 4-5 December 2010, Cancun, Mexico
November 24, 2010
The Summit runs for two days during the UNFCCC's COP16 in Cancun, Mexico. ICLEI is the exclusive local government partner, and a founding partner, of this Summit. [Full text...]

LAB Workshop 2011, Bergriver Municipality, South Africa, 1-4 February 2011
November 14, 2010
The workshop is dedicated to local governments participating in the Local Action for Biodiversity (LAB) Programme. Join LAB before 15 December and your local government will qualify for the LAB Workshop! [Full text...]

Procura+ Seminar 2010, 11-12 November, Helsinki, Finland
November 01, 2010
What role can sustainable procurement play in public construction projects? How can public authorities make contracts more accessible to small and medium-sized enterprises?  [Full text...]

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