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20 September 2019

Mayors representing 8,000 European Cities call for climate proofing of EU and national budgets

As youth from across the world take to the streets today, in a Global Climate Strike for the Future, City leaders representing the European Covenant of Mayors have come together to demand the climate proofing of budgets at an EU and national level. Climate proofing is about analysing every euro com...

2 August 2019

European Investment Bank to align energy funding with long-term climate goal

The European Investment Bank (EIB) recently published a new draft energy lending policy. If approved, this will align EIB’s lending with the EU’s long-term climate targets by investing in green energy, and ceasing support of new fossil fuel-based projects by the end of 2020. In order to...

30 July 2019

Pitch your city story at the ‘Partnerships and Financing for an Inclusive City’ conference

The upcoming Partnerships and Financing for an Inclusive City conference – held in ICLEI Member Copenhagen (Denmark) on 7-8 October – is now accepting submissions of “City Stories.” Submit your pitch for a chance to showcase your city’s work, be a panellist in the confe...

28 May 2019

Financing Greener Cities

ICLEI Europe, in cooperation with the EKLIPSE project, is hosting a two-day capacity-building workshop titled, “Financing Greener Cities – Strengthening the capacity of local authorities and practitioners for making informed decisions on financing nature-based solutions.” Represen...

14 May 2019

Last chance for cities to join the European Urban Resilience Forum

The European Urban Resilience Forum, formerly known as Open European Day, will be taking place in Bonn (Germany) on 25 June 2019. The Forum has a few spaces left, which are exclusively reserved for cities. Limited funding is available for ICLEI Member Cities. Since its first edition in 2013, the F...

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...

15 April 2019

Registration is now open for the Governing and Financing the Sustainable City conference

Join us at the Governing and Financing the Sustainable City conference from 7-8 October 2019 in ICLEI Member City Copenhagen (Denmark). The conference will present Nordic sustainability projects to explore how cities can, and are, financing and delivering solutions to economic, social and environmen...

29 March 2019

Deadline extended for bids to host workshop on financing greener cities

ICLEI, in collaboration with NATURVATION and EKLIPSE, invites municipalities in South-Eastern Europe to apply to host a two-day workshop titled Financing Greener Cities. This capacity-building event will sharpen local stakeholders’ expertise in exploring financing arrangements for nature-based...

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...