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28 May 2019

Financing Greener Cities

ICLEI Europe, in cooperation with the EKLIPSE project, is hosting a two-day capacity-building workshop titled, “Financing Greener Cities – Strengthening the capacity of local authorities and practitioners for making informed decisions on financing nature-based solutions.” Represen...

27 May 2019

ICLEI to share tools with international stakeholders at The Nature of Cities Summit

ICLEI will be sharing insights and experiences with urban stakeholders from around the world at The Nature of Cities (TNOC) Summit in Paris (France) on 4-7 June. The Summit will convene a diverse group of international stakeholders representing communities, cities and local governments, policy make...

22 May 2019

New free tool helps cities mainstream nature into urban planning

In celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity, CitiesWithNature – a global knowledge sharing platform launched by ICLEI, IUCN and The Nature Conservancy – has a new tool to help integrate nature into cities. The Nature Pathway on CitiesWithNature is a collection of guidanc...

16 May 2019

Former European Green Capitals to host webinar on how to ‘future-proof’ your city

On 12 June at 14:00, the European Green Capital Network – a network of all the former European Green Capital Award winners and finalists – will welcome all cities and interested parties to its Future-proof webinar. This event is free to attend and offers guidance, insider tips and the op...

14 May 2019

Last chance for cities to join the European Urban Resilience Forum

The European Urban Resilience Forum, formerly known as Open European Day, will be taking place in Bonn (Germany) on 25 June 2019. The Forum has a few spaces left, which are exclusively reserved for cities. Limited funding is available for ICLEI Member Cities. Since its first edition in 2013, the F...

10 May 2019

ICLEI Europe joins EU Green Week

Each year, the European Commission hosts #EUGreenWeek – an event that convenes a range of stakeholders and experts to engage around Europe’s sustainable future. This year’s event will centre on implementation of environmental laws, based on the Commission’s reports on the top...

3 May 2019

Share projects that are tackling urban unsustainability and injustice

Do you know of projects that address urban (un)sustainability and/or (in)justice, and would you like to share those projects with the world? Policy-makers, activists and individuals engaged in cities and who are interested in making cities better, are invited to share your knowledge and experiences...

9 April 2019

How urban partnerships can drive nature-based innovation

For the past three years, ICLEI has been coordinating Urban-Regional Innovation Partnerships, or URIPs, as part of the NATURVATION project that aims to create a step-change in how nature-based solutions are understood and used for sustainable urbanisation. These collaborative processes in six Europ...

1 April 2019

Copenhagen demonstrates that local governments are leading the way in fighting climate change

A recent article in the New York Times overviews Copenhagen’s (Denmark) efforts to become carbon neutral by 2025, reflecting the ways in which cities can and are leading the way in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Copenhagen is mitigating climate change through investing in renewable energy...