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27 September 2021

European Year of Rail: repurposing abandoned rail stations for mobility and heritage

2021 is the European Year of Rail. Rail travel has a long history in Europe and has numerous benefits in the modern day. Firstly, it is a diverse form of transport serving commuters, holiday travellers and freight transport, with lower costs than other modes of mobility. Secondly, rail travel is ass...

20 September 2021

Registration now open for 9th Informed Cities Forum

Mark your calendars for 26-28 October 2021 and join us at the 9th Informed Cities Forum! This year will bring together speakers from the cultural and mobility sector to explore the alignment and intersection of these two vital sectors and the potential for various new problem solving approaches. Org...

1 September 2021

Registration open for 9th Informed Cities Forum

Registration is now open for the 9th Informed Cities Forum, taking place online 26-28 October. Organised under the title “Re-purpose. Re-charge. Re-think. Heritage and e-mobility at the crossroads”, the Forum will cast light on cultural heritage and electric mobility. The Informed Citie...

9 June 2021

ICLEI Europe joins the New European Bauhaus initiative

ICLEI is proud to join as an official partner of the New European Bauhaus initiative, which is a movement toward shared wellbeing, which takes an interdisciplinary lens, considering culture, the arts, social inclusion, science and technology. ICLEI will contribute to the initiative’s aims to c...

19 May 2021

The 9th Informed Cities Forum to cast light on electric mobility and cultural heritage

Organised under the title “Re-purpose. Re-charge. Re-think. Heritage and e-mobility at the crossroads”, the 9th edition of the Informed Cities Forum will cast light on cultural heritage and electric mobility. The Informed Cities Forum event series is a popular European interactive &ldqu...

26 April 2021

Open call for regions interested in circular cultural tourism

In light of COVID-19 and the restrictions it has imposed on travel, many places are rethinking their tourism strategies. A more circular approach to cultural tourism is emerging alongside this paradigm shift; one that aims for sustainability, community empowerment and regional development along with...

23 April 2021

Regions taking action to integrate cultural and natural heritage into regional development strategies

Many regions across Europe are currently updating their "Regional Smart Specialisation Strategies" (RIS3) – in other words, research and innovation strategies for a region that: focus policy and investments on key priorities; build on local strengths; support innovation and stimulate priv...

14 April 2021

Join upcoming discussion on financing the adaptive reuse of cultural heritage

Abandoned cultural heritage sites – including underused buildings, complexes, heritage spaces and more – hold great potential for the public and private sectors, as well as local communities. If done thoughtfully, reviving and transforming these sites can be an opportunity to increase co...

29 March 2021

Putting heritage at the heart of the European Green Deal

Researchers from the CLIC project – in which ICLEI Europe is a partner – have contributed as expert members to the European Cultural Heritage Green Paper, which explores and advocates for the role of cultural heritage in the successful implementation of the European Green Deal. The Green...