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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...

10 June 2020

UrbanByNature programme extends to new global regions

The capacity-builing UrbanByNature programme has been successfully bringing together European and Brazilian urban nature practitioners over the past year. This July, the programme will begin its new phase, which extends its reach to the Caucasus region. A series of upcoming webinars will discuss th...

8 June 2020

Citizen Finance for Municipalities: lessons learned from the UK

How can municipalities play their vital role in the energy transition and meet Net Zero targets? How might they apply the principles of crowdfunding to finance projects that will make society more sustainable and resilient in the future? Against a background of borrowing prudence and austerity, mun...

5 June 2020

World Environment Day: how to communicate the climate crisis to mobilise change

Today, 5 June is World Environment Day – a United Nation's day to inspire action for the protection of nature. The world is facing major environmental, economic and social challenges that require a substantial transformation in all aspects of society. A critical step to inspire the transforma...

20 May 2020

Mannheim2020 goes online

If this year has taught us anything, it is that the old saying rings true: “the only constant in life is change.” And so, we adapt: Mannheim2020 is going online! Join us for this 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns to be part of taking transformation forward. What ...

15 May 2020

ICLEI signs new partnership to enhance Nature-based Solutions in Brazil

European and Brazilian stakeholders working together on Nature-based Solutions (NBS) will enhance their collaboration thanks to a new partnership signed by ICLEI Europe, ICLEI South America and Brazil's Center for Strategic Studies and Management (CGEE). The aim of the partnership is to set a commo...

29 April 2020

The European Committee of the Regions partners with ICLEI to accelerate positive change

A message from the European Committee of the Regions The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is anchored by a constant commitment to support cities, regions and towns to deliver transformative change. By becoming an Official Partner for the upcoming Mannheim2020 conference, which marks the 9th ...

28 April 2020

Webinar series launched on financing smart solutions

The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) invites all interested persons to join a new series of webinars covering subjects relevant for any city looking to find financing for their projects in the fields of smart mobility, energy or urban development. The webina...

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...