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11 January 2021

Hamburg convenes partners to better preserve areas of cultural heritage from hazards and risks

ICLEI Member Hamburg (Germany) has convened a group of its partners to join a virtual 'match-making meeting', with the goal to establish milestones for collaboration between research partners, local stakeholders and the city, on the topic of better preserving areas of cultural heritage from hazards ...

24 November 2020

ICLEI Members invited to engage with peers on driving forward sustainable urban development

On 3 December, the European Commission is, for the first time, opening its annual International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme City-to-City event to attendance from all interested persons. This event previously only brought together cities participating in the IUC programme – including a l...

20 November 2020

Explore climate adaptation challenges facing small- and medium-sized with ICLEI expert

On 26 November, engage with ICLEI expert Vasileios Latinos as he joins a panel of experts to explore the challenges that small- and medium-sized municipalities face in climate change adaptation. Cities are key players when it comes to climate change. They not only contribute to the climate crisis, ...

16 November 2020

Cities share insights from local plans to build cultural heritage resilience

ICLEI Member Hamburg (Germany), alongside three other European cities, has established an individual local work plan that will guide their work on strengthening the resilience of local cultural heritage. All four work plans define objectives, strategies, actions and corresponding indicators of succe...

4 November 2020

How future-proof is your policymaking?

Integrating environmental considerations into policymaking is crucial to ensure the wellbeing of citizens and the sustainable future of cities. The Directorate-General Environment, European Commission has a comprehensive news and information service called ‘Science for Environment Policy&lsquo...

14 September 2020

A toolkit demonstrates how to build liveable, 'human-scale' cities

Cities in Europe and beyond who are looking to overcome the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on human wellbeing can now consult a toolkit to guide their sustainable urban transition. The toolkit shares tips about designing and managing urban spaces with people in mind, and putting citizens&...

1 September 2020

Local governments launch “Edinburgh Declaration” for bold action against biodiversity loss

The “Edinburgh Declaration” is a new statement of intent – which is the result of a comprehensive consultative process supported by ICLEI Europe – that paves the way for strengthened local government representation at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15) and in global b...

24 August 2020

Forty good practices featured in new report on cultural heritage resilience

The new report “Mapping and characterisation of good practices in cultural heritage resilience” is now available online. Its aim is to provide professionals working in municipalities with guidance and inspiration for building the resilience of cultural heritage sites. The publication su...

21 August 2020

A new toolkit outlines how to become the next European Green Capital

A new toolkit from the European Commission guides cities through every step to become the next European Green Capital – from the decision to apply to collecting the necessary data and writing a successful application. Based on insights and first-hand experience from previous winners and finali...