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22 September 2023

ICLEI Member Turku embraces cultural heritage to enhance sustainability

Culture and sustainability are woven together in ICLEI Member Turku (Finland), where residents write poems of the future they would like to see for their 800 year old city and where culture is a tool to achieve climate goals. The city’s cultural offer is low carbon, participatory, and often c...

21 September 2023

Join the CIVITAS Initiative at Urban Mobility Days

How can we encourage more citizens to move around by cycling, walking or public transport? What skills do transport planners need to bring about a mass behavioural change? What are the urban mobility needs of Ukraine, now and in the future? What are the energy needs of urban mobility in Europe? Thes...

20 September 2023

Propose topics for action groups on smart city issues

Join the Smart Cities Marketplace in shaping the future of sustainable and smart cities. Visionary city administrators, service providers, and experts are invited to propose topics for dynamic Discussion and Focus groups. ICLEI Europe is part of the consortium supporting these groups on behalf of th...

19 September 2023

ICLEI supports sustainable and circular construction at World Congress of Architects

The construction sector is one of the most important and resource-intensive sectors, both from an economic and environmental standpoint. Construction accounts for roughly half of all material extraction, half of energy consumption, a third of water consumption and 40% of all greenhouse gas emissions...

18 September 2023

Engage with ICLEI at the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cities and regions

Engage with ICLEI Europe, its Members and partners, all of whom will be part of the 21st edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cities and regions. This year’s EWRC will take place fully in-person in ICLEI Member Brussels...

14 September 2023

Procura+ Conference Call for Contributions deadline extended

The Call for Contributions deadline for the 11th Procura+ Conference has been extended to 6 October 2023! The conference, which takes place 13-14 March 2024 in ICLEI Member Lisbon (Portugal), is an ideal opportunity to showcase work on sustainable, innovation and circular procurement to over 250 att...

12 September 2023

European Urban Resilience Forum invites city leaders to create a resilient future

From 18 - 20 October, the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO) will bring leading city representatives and resilience professionals together in ICLEI Member Cascais (Portugal) to mark the flagship event’s 10th anniversary. Through interactive sessions, study visits and discussions, t...

11 September 2023

New handbook helps local and regional governments develop circular construction

A recently published handbook can aid local and regional governments as they look to implement circular economy practices into their construction sectors. The handbook, “Circular construction in Europe: handbook for local and regional governments”, shows in-depth circular activities and ...

5 September 2023

ICLEI among finalists for European website awards

Two ICLEI Europe-developed websites have been selected as finalists for the 2023 edition of the prestigious .eu Web Awards! Since 2014, the .eu Web Awards have recognised effective and impactful websites with a domain name ending in .eu. This year, the Sustainable Just Cities website – a hub ...