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25 May 2022

New EU Policy Roadmap charts a path towards a decarbonised buildings and construction sector

ICLEI Europe is proud to have contributed to a new policy roadmap for decarbonising the buildings and construction sector. This week, the World Green Building Council – a global action network of over 70 Green Building Councils – launched a policy roadmap that details how the European U...

23 May 2022

Share your experiences with localising the EU Green Deal

ICLEI Europe partners from the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), have launched a survey on “Closing the Green Deal Gap”. The survey aims to guide a mid-term review of the status, successes and difficulties faced by cities and regions when implementing the EU Green Deal locally. IC...

18 May 2022

Mayor of Malmö makes case for equitable public procurement

Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh, Mayor of ICLEI Member Malmö (Sweden) spoke recently about building equity into public procurement practices at the ICLEI World Congress in Malmö, putting words into action. The city has been committed to equitable and sustainable public procurement for many years...

16 May 2022

Four key messages for sustainable just cities

ICLEI Europe is committed to driving locally-anchored just transitions. Last month, ICLEI Europe supported a Strategic Conversation on this topic, bringing together key actors working to integrate sustainability and justice in cities, including representatives from ICLEI Members Malmö (Sweden),...

13 May 2022

Save the date for the 9th European Urban Resilience Forum

Every year, city represenatives, experts and stakeholders at the local and regional stage come together at the European Resilience Forum to participate in a unique exchange and stategise on climate adaptation, disaster management and urban resilience. The event is an excellent opportunity to explore...

12 May 2022

ICLEI Action Fund will grant €7M for data-driven projects

A new call for applications for the ICLEI Action Fund is officially open. Non-profit and civil society organisations can now apply to receive up to 1 million EUR each to implement data-driven action to help cities reduce emissions and build resilience to climate change. The deadline to submit a prop...

11 May 2022

Sustainable Cities Platform launches sixth edition of the Transformative Action Award

Local and regional authorities spearheading the implementation of Local Green Deals and civil society organisations advancing the sustainable urban transformation in Europe are encouraged to apply for the chance to win 10,000 EUR. The sixth edition of the Transformative Action Award is now underway...

10 May 2022

Green Harbours of Hope: Sustainable and equitable cities in times of crisis

How can cities be Green Harbours of Hope in times of crisis? On April 27th, leading up to the Malmö ICLEI World Congress, two elected officials and a civil society representative from ICLEI Member Malmö (Sweden) and Cascais (Portugal), reflected on how their cities are stepping up to recei...

9 May 2022

ICLEI invites cities to apply for their chance to become the first ever European Capital of Democracy

Local governance is crucial to upholding the strength of our democracies, both in Europe and abroad. The conflicts in Ukraine make it even more striking that cooperation between citizens and city governments are not to be taken for granted. With this in mind, ICLEI Europe strongly encourages cities ...