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30 September 2022

ICLEI welcomes newest member: Munich

The City of Munich (Germany) has joined ICLEI. Munich is the third-largest city in Germany and the capital of the State of Bavaria. In 2019, the city set the ambitious goal of reaching climate neutrality by 2035. Since April 2022, the city has been a participant in the European Commission’s &...

29 September 2022

Learn how to run adaptive heritage reuse projects from the OpenHeritage Policy Briefs

A new set of policy briefs created for policy makers and heritage officers working at the local, regional, and national levels offer recommendations on how to successfully run adaptive heritage reuse projects. The policy briefs are based on identifying and testing best practices of adaptive heritag...

28 September 2022

Food system transformation: it’s time to take the gloves off

For many years now, studies have shown positive correlation between higher income and good health – in other words, wealthier communities seem to have fewer health problems. This is clearly unjust. What’s more, with rising inequalities, increasing costs of food, and climate change impact...

22 September 2022

Daring Cities 2022: more than a conference about financing climate emergencies

Daring Cities is one of ICLEI’s flagship conference. It is an online, action-oriented forum to recognise and empower courageous urban leaders – including mayors and other decision-makers, technical staff, researchers, private sector representatives, and community organisers – to di...

21 September 2022

ICLEI Member Udalsarea 2030 celebrates its 20th anniversary

Recently, ICLEI Member Udalsarea 2030 (Basque Country) celebrated its 20th anniversary. Created in December 2022 with only 16 municipalities, Udalsarea serves as a forum for coordination between Basque public administrations to promote sustainability at municipal level. Udalsarea 2030 reaches its 20...

21 September 2022

Experts met in Athens to take action on climate change adaptation and urban resilience

Cities and regions across Europe are working hard to foster resilience and adaptation, and are eager to exchange knowledge and experiences related to these efforts. The 9th edition of the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO) took place in Athens, Greece, from 14 to 15 September gathering city r...

21 September 2022

Join ICLEI at the 20th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities

ICLEI Europe, its Members and partners will be part of the 20th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy. This year’s EWRC will take place in-person on 10-13 October 2022. Event sessions will all sit under ...

20 September 2022

ICLEI Member Wrocław announced as a Resilience Hub

ICLEI Member Wrocław (Poland) has been chosen as one of the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)'s global Resilience Hubs. MCR2030 is an initiative convened by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to support cities in building their resilience to climate and disaste...

19 September 2022

The need for green infrastructure and interventions between the libraries and lecture halls

University campuses provide the backdrop to many young adults’ experiences of higher education, living away from their parents and discovering their independence. It is a transitional time acted out in front of the landscapes and library spaces, student unions, academics offices and the green ...