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9 September 2019

ICLEI Europe to participate in European Week of Regions and Cities 2019

Every year since 2003, the European Commission has hosted the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), a four-day event for cities and regions to showcase their work and the crucial role they play in European governance. The event hosts workshops, debates, and networking activities all as opportu...

22 August 2019

Lisbon to showcase landmark urban poverty programme at Informed Cities Forum

Lack of affordable housing, social exclusion and gentrification, spurred by profit-maximising logic, are challenges to which few cities in Europe are immune. Luckily, an increasing number of cities are looking to pursue an alternative vision of urban development, built on community empowerment, comm...

22 July 2019

Registration open for the Informed Cities Forum: join the discussion on 'who profits from heritage?'

This October, ICLEI Europe will bring together more than 100 urban thinkers and practitioners from across Europe in the Praga district of ICLEI Member Warsaw (Poland) for the 7th edition of the Informed Cities Forum, taking place 15-16 October 2019. The 7th Informed Cities Forum has adopted th...

11 June 2019

Cities to work together to protect Europe’s cultural heritage from climate change and natural hazards

In 2015, ICLEI Member Hamburg (Germany)’s “Speicherstadt und Kontorhausviertel” were officially designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Now, the city is tasked with preserving its picturesque canal quarter from a rapidly-rising tide and more frequent extreme weather. Protecting...

10 May 2019

ICLEI Europe joins EU Green Week

Each year, the European Commission hosts #EUGreenWeek – an event that convenes a range of stakeholders and experts to engage around Europe’s sustainable future. This year’s event will centre on implementation of environmental laws, based on the Commission’s reports on the top...

29 April 2019

Save the Date for the 7th Informed Cities Forum

The 7th Informed Cities Forum has adopted the bold title: ‘Who profits from heritage? Communities, capital and urban space’. The Forum invites you to join more than 100 urban thinkers and practitioners from across Europe to engage around this and other questions surrounding urban regener...

27 March 2019

Mannheim to host 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns

ICLEI Member Mannheim (Germany) will host the 9th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns, which will take place in Mannheim, 30 September – 2 October 2020. The conference will demonstrate the urgent need for local governments to assume responsibility for urban tran...

6 March 2019

European sustainability award launched at Change the Change conference

Win 10,000 EUR and be recognised as a European leader of sustainable urban transformation with the 2019 Transformative Action Award The 2019 edition of the Transformative Action Award was launched today at ‘Change the Change’, an international conference on climate change, organised by ...

4 March 2019

Opportunity for rural communities to develop heritage-led regeneration strategies

Rural communities interested in pursuing the development of heritage-led regeneration strategies are currently invited to join the RURITAGE project. RURITAGE (rural regeneration through systemic heritage-led strategies) is a European project aiming to demonstrate the potential of local heritage as ...