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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...

5 May 2022

Enhancing sustainable urban mobility planning through transition pathways and implementation strategies

“Urgent, urgent, urgent,” was the welcome message delivered by Marijke De Roeck, SUMPs coordinator from the ICLEI Member Antwerp (Belgium), at an online edition of ICLEI Europe's flagship ‘Breakfast at Sustainability’s’ event series. In this statement, De Roeck refers ...

3 May 2022

Call for cities: Apply to receive tailored support to advance on adaptation action

Cities and regions across Europe are working together to implement effective climate adaptation action. The EU Policy Support Facility helps to make these goals a reality. The European Commission, under Covenant of Mayors – Europe, launched the initiative to provide tailored support for a...

28 April 2022

44 ICLEI Cities selected for the EU Mission for climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030

Today, the cities selected for the EU Mission for climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, also known as the Cities Mission, have been announced. 112 cities in total will represent all 27 EU member states, along with 12 additional cities from associated countries. Of those selected, 44 cities are I...

26 April 2022

Join the U7 Mayors Summit to be a part of progress towards a more equitable world

The Urban7 Group Alliance is proud to announce the U7 Mayors Summit, with the theme “Embracing the Urban World: Cities as Drivers of Change for Peace, Democracy and Sustainability”. The Summit will take place on 3 May 2022, and all local governments are strongly encouraged to join. The p...

8 April 2022

ICLEI Members work across borders on measures for climate neutrality

Two ambitious ICLEI Member Cities in the United Kingdom – namely Hammersmith & Fulham London Borough (also referred to as H&F) and Bristol – have matched up with municipalities in Poland to work together to strategise on how to reach net zero emissions. Bristol City Council has ...

24 March 2022

“Don’t throw: save, win”- ICLEI Europe’s newest Member leads the way towards a more circular economy

Turkish municipality of Muratpaşa lives by the award-winning motto “Don’t throw: save, win”. In orther words, Muratpaşa has quite the track record in zero-waste initiatives. This newest ICLEI Europe Member pairs a focus on zero-waste with an overarching cadre of climate programme...