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15 April 2024

Local Alliance urges EU to stay the course on EU Green Deal

ICLEI and seven other leading networks of European cities and regions - ACR+, CEMR, Climate Alliance, Energy Cities, Eurocities, FEDARENE, and POLIS - have come together to form the Local Alliance ahead of the EU elections.  In a joint letter, the Alliance calls on EU leaders to find new ways ...

2 October 2023

Constituency of cities, towns, regions and other subnationals release climate position statement ahead of COP28

The Local Governments and Municipal Authorities (LGMA) Constituency has released its official position in the lead-up to COP28, which includes ten requests as part of a call to action for COP28. The LGMA is the voice of cities and regions in the climate negotiation process. Every year at COP, the LG...

5 September 2023

ICLEI among finalists for European website awards

Two ICLEI Europe-developed websites have been selected as finalists for the 2023 edition of the prestigious .eu Web Awards! Since 2014, the .eu Web Awards have recognised effective and impactful websites with a domain name ending in .eu. This year, the Sustainable Just Cities website – a hub ...

25 August 2023

Join the Stocktake4ClimateEmergency

The most recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) made it clear that our collective efforts to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5ºC would not be enough if we do not take unprecedented action. This year’s UNFCCC Global Stocktake, which aims to take stoc...

16 June 2023

Two websites managed by ICLEI Europe are nominees for the 2023 .eu Web Awards

The DECIDE and Sustainable Just Cities websites, both created and managed by ICLEI Europe, are finalists for the 2023 .eu Web Awards! They are nominated in the “Better World” and “Laurels” categories respectively, which are for websites that represent green initiatives and pa...

5 May 2023

New call offers 70 local governments €60,000 in funding for clean energy investments

A total of 70 municipalities and local authorities from across Europe stand to benefit from a new call launched by the European City Facility (EUCF). The call offers each successful applicant €60,000 in lump-sum payments, as well as hands-on support, to develop investment concepts on clean ener...

22 March 2023

ICLEI welcomes new Members this March

ICLEI is pleased to announce the addition of four new cities to its network! València (Spain), Marmara Municipalities Union (MMU) (Turkey), Bitola (Republic of Northern Macedonia) and Eilat (Israel) are warmly welcomed into our sustainable development community. València (Spain) Val&...

6 March 2023

ICLEI political representatives call for multi-level governance approach to achieve climate neutrality and EU Green Deal

Mayors and political representatives from across Europe met on 3 March 2023 in Freiburg (Germany) to discuss their shared ambition to achieve climate neutrality and advance the implementation of the European Green Deal at local level together with ICLEI.  As part of ICLEI’s European Regi...

3 March 2023

City leaders convene in Tokyo for third annual Summit and accept Mayors Declaration

On Thursday, 2 March 2023, city leaders from G7 countries gathered in ICLEI Member Tokyo (Japan) and online for the third annual U7 Mayors Summit. ICLEI Europe is proud to push this work forward in partnership with a number of ICLEI Member Cities and ICLEI Offices. The mayors discussed their vision...