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ICLEI Brochure available in Chinese (Mandarin)

The spotlight will be on China this Fall when it hosts two major international events, both of which ICLEI will be participating in. To represent ICLEI and its network of over 950 Members, the World Secretariat has translated its Global brochure in Chinese (Mandarin)

Download the brochure (PDF - 0.9 Mb)

World Economic Forum, SlimCity Meeting and New Champions Meeting

The City of Tianjin will be hosting the World Economic Forum (WEF) SlimCity Meeting on September 26, and the New Champions Meeting September 27-28.  SlimCity, which refers to a ‘resource-efficient city’, will enable city leaders to engage with emerging multinational companies that have the potential to reshape the global economic landscape. The New Champions Meeting provides a venue for industries seeking to collaborate in defining an agenda of growth with fresh ideas and new technologies.

World Urban Forum 4

ICLEI will also be present at the ‘World Urban Forum 4’ to be held in Nanjing from November 3-6, 2008. Established by the United Nations, the World Urban Forum examines rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies and policies. It addresses challenges associated with urban growth while creating action-oriented proposals to create sustainable cities.