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21 September 2021

Learn to use nature to reinvent your city with new MOOC

We direly need quick transformations in cities to make them more sustainable and to enhance quality of life. Many cities are harnessing nature-based solutions (NbS) for a green transformation. The EU is increasingly championing cost-effective NbS solutions that are inspired and supported by nature. ...

20 September 2021

Registration now open for 9th Informed Cities Forum

Mark your calendars for 26-28 October 2021 and join us at the 9th Informed Cities Forum! This year will bring together speakers from the cultural and mobility sector to explore the alignment and intersection of these two vital sectors and the potential for various new problem solving approaches. Org...

20 September 2021

Social innovation modelling supports sound policymaking in energy- and mobility transitions

The "Social and Market Approaches to Realizing Transition to Energy Efficiency and Sustainability" (SMARTEES) EU-funded project’s final conference on 14th September gathered experts in the field of social innovation in sustainable transitions together to discuss the project outcomes, replicati...

17 September 2021

Applications for CIRCULAR BIOCARBON’s City Interest Group

ICLEI is calling European cities and local authorities interested in learning how to turn bio-waste into value-added products. If this describes you, apply by 29 October 2021 to take part in a "City Interest Group", part of the EU-funded project CIRCULAR BIOCARBON. Five to ten cities or local ...

16 September 2021

Extended deadline provides additional opportunities to join mobility Pool of Suppliers

Do you know a solution provider with expertise in Urban Logistics & Clean Fuels; New Mobility & Active Travel; Public Transport; or Multi-modal Traffic Management? Do they wish to work with 24 local areas from across Europe who are looking to implement innovative sustainable mobility and tra...

15 September 2021

"Empowering youth for Climate Action" event creates space for dialogue on policy reform

On Wednesday 29 September 15:00-16:30 CEST an event titled "Empowering youth for Climate Action" will take place, providing the opportunity for dialogue between selected applicants and representatives at local and European level. The event is organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustaina...

14 September 2021

The Green City Accord: Clean and resilient cities for a just, green recovery at #EURegionsWeek

On 12 October from 16:30-18:00 CEST, join ICLEI Europe, the European Network for Social Integration Enterprises (ENSIE), EUROCITIES, the Polish city and Green City Accord signatory, Gdynia, and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) for the session ‘Clean and resilient citie...

10 September 2021

Lahti installs forest workstations

One of the great sustainability challenges is to create initiatives which not only add to ecological capital, but also address the many changing needs of citizens in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. A project in ICLEI Member Lahti (Finland) achieves both, with the City’s implementation of &...

9 September 2021

The Green City Accord offers workshop on how to implement commitment

Green City Accord signatories are going above and beyond to ensure their citizens experience a cleaner and healthier future by planning effective initiatives in five target areas: air, water, nature & biodiversity, waste & circular economy, and noise. Over 60 cities have signed the Green Ci...