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6 August 2018

2018 Transformative Action Award receives record number of entries

The application deadline for the 2018 Transformative Action Award recently closed, with this year’s award setting a record for the number of applications received. In total 40 innovative and inspiring Transformative Actions from cities, regions and civil society organisations across Europe wer...

3 July 2018

Only one month left to apply for the 2018 Transformative Action Award

With only one month left before applications close, don’t miss your chance to win €10,000 and become recognised as a leader of sustainable urban transformation with the 2018 Transformative Action Award. The award, co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the Ba...

22 June 2018

Cities seek to bolster bioeconomy through open dialogue

Bioeconomy is focused on reducing dependency on limited fossil-based resources and ensuring healthy and secure food production and supply. Through promoting the sustainable production of renewable resources from land, fisheries and aquaculture, and their conversion into biobased products and bioene...

19 June 2018

EcoProcura 2018 breakout sessions confirmed

The EcoProcura 2018 conference on sustainable, circular and innovation procurement has confirmed the breakout sessions of its programme from 3-5 October in Nijmegen (The Netherlands). EcoProcura 2018, marking 20 years of the conference series, will bring together over 400 procurers, policy makers, ...

7 June 2018

EU Commission launch 2021 European Green Capital and 2020 European Green Leaf Awards

The European Commission has launched the competition and the search for the 2021 European Green Capital and 2020 European Green Leaf Awards.   The European Green Capital Award (EGCA), now in its eleventh year, is awarded annually to a European city of over 100,000 inhabitants that has shown it...

24 May 2018

Local Renewables 2018 launches registration

Registration is now open for the Local Renewables Conference, taking place in Freiburg (Germany) and Basel (Switzerland) from 24 - 26 October 2018. The programme reflects the importance of putting cities and regions at the centre of making energy more secure, affordable and sustainable, and the gro...

15 February 2018

Registration open for ICLEI World Congress 2018

Registration has now opened for the ICLEI World Congress 2018, which will be held from 19-22 June in Montréal (Canada). At the ICLEI World Congress 2018, ICLEI and Ville de Montréal will bring together hundreds of mayors, governors, city staff, international organisations, business le...

12 February 2018

ICLEI Europe expands its topical reach and workforce

The European Secretariat of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability has announced that it will recruit around 15 new members of staff, expanding its total workforce and strengthening the organisation’s topical reach. The recruitment drive will see each of ICLEI Europe’s three...

22 January 2018

ICLEI Regional Director Wolfgang Teubner reflects on the challenges and successes of 2017

Dear Members, Partners, Colleagues and Friends, I hope you all had a great start into 2018, and wish you health, happiness, and success for the year to come. The turn of the year is a time when we tend to look back at the year that has passed and forward to the year ahead of us, often with hope an...