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18 September 2023

Engage with ICLEI at the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cities and regions

Engage with ICLEI Europe, its Members and partners, all of whom will be part of the 21st edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cities and regions. This year’s EWRC will take place fully in-person in ICLEI Member Brussels...

21 July 2023

ICLEI Members are finalists for the 2025 European Green Capital Award

Finalists for the prestigious 2025 European Green Capital (EGCA 2025) and 2025 European Green Leaf (EGLA 2025) have been announced, including ICLEI Members Graz (Austria) and Guimarães (Portugal)! Graz and Guimarães are finalists for the EGCA 2025, alongside the City of Vilnius (Latvia...

17 July 2023

Want to get rewards for your sustainable habits? There’s an app for that.

Saving the climate doesn’t just make sense: it can also be fun! ICLEI Europe is part of the team behind the free Climate Campaigners smartphone app, which offers dozens of exciting challenges to help people live more sustainably and reduce their personal carbon footprint. A new app feature no...

3 July 2023

National workshops bring local leaders together to address climate adaptation

Successful climate change adaptation measures need to be appropriately adapted to local contexts – a challenging task that can be made easier through peer support. That is why national workshops organised by the Covenant of Mayor’s Policy Support Facility (PSF) are bringing together loca...

26 June 2023

German cities collaborate to ensure climate actions are grounded in social equity

How should cycling and pedestrian experiment zones be distributed across a city district so as to benefit all residents equally? How can balcony solar subsidy programmes benefit low-income and other vulnerable groups? How can energy retrofitting of residential buildings be implemented in an equitabl...

16 June 2023

ICLEI Europe calls for multilevel climate action at UN-Habitat Assembly in Nairobi

ICLEI Europe was represented by Matthew Bach, Coordinator, Social Equity & Justice at the United Nations Habitat Assembly, which took place this month in ICLEI Member Nairobi (Kenya). Throughout the Assembly, ICLEI’s messages were clear: multi-level action has never been more important; ur...

9 June 2023

ICLEI Europe welcomes its three newest Member Cities

ICLEI Europe is pleased to share that three more ambitious European cities are now ICLEI Members. Welcome to: Athens and Thessaloniki (Greece), and to Łódź (Poland)! Athens Situated along the Mediterranean coast, Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, has a population of over 3 m...

7 June 2023

Round-up of direct or financial support opportunities cities can apply to this month

ICLEI Europe actively supports various EU-funded projects and initiatives that foster sustainability and empower cities in their transitions towards a more sustainable future. Many of these currently have calls open for cities and regions to apply for funding, support, and expertise of various sorts...

5 June 2023

World Environment Day: four secrets to climate project success

Today, 5 June, is the United Nations’ annual World Environment Day. This year marks the event’s 50th anniversary – which arguably sheds light on just how complex effective environmental and climate action can be! Fortunately, we know that knowledge-exchange can help overcome comple...