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29 November 2022

ESCT is coming home: Aalborg to host 10th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns

ICLEI Member Aalborg (Denmark) will host the 10th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns (ESCT), which will take place in the first week of October 2024. “We are proud to once more invite cities from across Europe to Aalborg to become part of a transformational mov...

22 November 2022

Circular water experts explore amplifying citizen co-creation

With each year, challenges grow regarding how to supply fresh water globally. This is why expert stakeholders in the field of circular water are working to enhance knowledge and use of nature-based solutions (NBS) as a key tool to foster water reuse and the mitigation of water pollution and run-off....

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 ...

12 September 2022

Learn to improve human and environmental health with nature-based solutions

Nature-based solutions (NBS) can drive positive change in your municipality, improving human and environmental health. Learn more about integrating NBS into urban planning this autumn by signing up for a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) titled Nature-based Urban Regeneration. In this course, ...

26 August 2022

ICLEI Europe advances nature-based solutions worldwide

ICLEI Europe is partnering with local governments to create and implement nature-based solutions (NBS) projects and initiatives that further both human and environmental health and promote biodiversity. Examples include: UrbanByNature Capacity-Building Programme Born of a partnership between I...

24 August 2022

How Zagreb is turning its urban challenges into opportunities

ICLEI Europe experts, together with the municipality of Zagreb (Croatia) and local NGOs, recently gathered European cities to learn from Zagreb's successful nature-based solutions. The workshop took place in the post-industrial Sesvete district, which has been revitalised with nature-based solution...