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ICLEI e-News, Issue 14, October 2008

ICLEI e-News | issue 14, October 2008

Welcome to the latest edition of ICLEI e-News. You will find information about ongoing ICLEI programs and campaigns, events, partnerships and Members' activities.

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General News
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ICLEI Executive Committee 2009-2012, Call for Candidacies
October 21, 2008
We are pleased to announce the Call for Candidacy for the 2009-2012 ICLEI Executive Committee. Only ICLEI Full Members can apply. [more]
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Global Partnership on Cities and Biodiversity launched at IUCN World Conservation Congress
October 15, 2008
The partnership brings together international organizations, including ICLEI and IUCN, UN agencies and local governments to improve the management and conservation of biodiversity at the local level through technical cooperation, capacity building projects and communication campaigns. [more]
World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day 2008
October 06, 2008
The United Nations has designated the first Monday in October each year as World Habitat Day. [more]

Publications and Resources

Report: Mayors Conference - Local Action for Biodiversity
October 27, 2008
In May 2008, mayors gathered in parallel to the UN conference on biodiversity to discuss the local aspect of protecting biodiversity. [more]
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ICLEI in Europe News, November 2008
October 06, 2008
The ICLEI in Europe newsletter is produced by the European Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability. [more]
ICLEI Oceania Bulletin

ICLEI Oceania Bulletin
September 05, 2008
The Bulletin provides an update on campaign and program status, as well as general points of interest, valuable resources and upcoming events from the Oceania Secretariat. [more]

Upcoming Events

Climate Change as a Security Threat, 5-7 November 2008
October 26, 2008
The German Federal Foreign Office is organizing an international conference titled "Climate Change as a Security Threat – Strategies for Policy-Makers, Science and Business" to be held in Freiburg, Germany, from 5 -7 November 2008. [more]

Poznan Local Government Climate Sessions, 9-11 December 2008
October 25, 2008
The event will convene local government leaders on the occasion of the UN Climate Change Conference. [more]
ICLEI World Congress

ICLEI World Congress - 14 to 18 June 2009
October 20, 2008
The program will showcase the vast work of ICLEI members on advancing sustainability. Global strategists will share their vision on the opportunities and challenges for local governments in the coming decade. [more]

5th Urban Research Symposium, 28-30 June 2008
September 20, 2008
The Urban Research Symposium will take place on 28 to 30 June 2009. It is sponsored by the World Bank and supported by ICLEI. A call for papers is open until 30 September 2008.  [more]

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