News

Search Result ( 19 - 27 from 88 )

28 July 2020

Learn from European Green Capital Network leaders how to improve your city’s environmental performance

Cities committed to improving their sustainability indicators and turning environmental challenges into opportunities are invited to participate in a new webinar series hosted by the European Green Capital Network (EGCN), taking place in September. The EGCN represents the former European Green Capi...

23 July 2020

How Mannheim takes transformation forward

From 30 September to 2 October the 9th European Conference for Sustainable Cities and Towns will convene online, co-hosted by ICLEI Member Mannheim (Germany). This ninth conference edition, also known as Mannheim2020, will address the substantial transformation needed across all aspects of society t...

24 June 2020

What is the new normal? Challenges and opportunities beyond COVID-19

A reflection from Wolfgang Teubner, Regional Director for Europe, ICLEI. Now, as we seem to have moved beyond the peak of the first large coronavirus/COVID-19 wave in Europe and the dramatic death toll is decreasing, people and economic stakeholders are beginning to push for a fast reduction o...

27 May 2020

ICLEI signs Memorandum of Understanding to support cities in building a more resilient future

ICLEI Europe and the Global Resilient Cities Network Europe and the Middle East (GRCN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the closing plenary of the European Urban Resilience Forum on 27 May. The MoU was signed by Wolfgang Teubner, ICLEI’s Regional Director for Europe, and by L...

11 May 2020

European Mayors call for COVID-19 recovery that supports transformation to a climate neutral society

Last week, the Board of the Covenant of Mayors – Europe (CoM) released an Open Letter calling for post-COVID national and EU-level economic relief investments to be “channelled towards the transformation to a climate neutral society.” They went on to warn that, “otherwis...

27 April 2020

Registration open for the 2020 Urban Resilience Forum

Registration is now open for the online 2020 edition of the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO), taking place on 27 May. The event will address the ongoing COVID-19 crisis first-hand, and will explore, among other topics, the interrelation between resilience and public health. This flags...

25 March 2020

Tips to save energy while working from home

Throughout 2019, 31 local authorities spanning eight countries (Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and Spain) participated in a year-long energy saving competition. This competition, and the Compete4SECAP project team who organised and facilitated it, include partners...

17 March 2020

Glasgow joins CitiesWithNature to enhance value of nature in urban spaces

ICLEI Member Glasgow (United Kingdom) has joined CitiesWithNature, a group of 129 cities in 45 countries committed to enhancing and protecting nature in and around urban spaces. As they begin implementing their new Open Space Strategy, Glasgow aims to benefit from CitiesWithNature’s knowledge...

27 February 2020

The city of the future is a water-sensitive city

Barbara Anton is an expert in urban water management, and a Coordinator at ICLEI Europe leading a number of European and global projects. This winter, REVOLVE magazine interviewed Barbara to explore her perspectives on the critical role of water in urban centres and the implications for local govern...