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21 September 2022

Join ICLEI at the 20th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities

ICLEI Europe, its Members and partners will be part of the 20th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy. This year’s EWRC will take place in-person on 10-13 October 2022. Event sessions will all sit under ...

2 September 2022

Vote for EUSEW Awards: support project that helped local authorities reach climate neutrality

An ICLEI project is represented among the finalists for this year’s European Sustainable Energy Awards (EUSEW Awards). Finalists were selected by a high-level jury, but the winners will be decided by an online public vote. Vote by 18 September for the impressive C-Track 50 project, in which IC...

17 August 2022

Call to ICLEI members to join a peer-to-peer workshop in Mannheim on localising the European Green Deal

Next 12-13 October, ICLEI member Mannheim (Germany) will host a Knowledge Exchange Sprint focused on how cities can accelerate the transformation towards sustainability by localising the European Green Deal. ICLEI invites its members to take part in this in-person workshop, with a travel budget avai...

16 August 2022

Take part in new capacity-building courses in environment and health

As a part of the WHO Bonn Environment and Health School, the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health is offering two online courses to support capacity building in these two fields in late 2022 (please click on the link for the full course announcement and information): Health impact asses...

19 July 2022

Urban transformation requires holistic, interdisciplinary and multilevel governance approaches

This year (2022) ICLEI member Katowice (Poland) hosted the 11th World Urban Forum, the first time that the forum took place in Central/Eastern Europe. Katowice is a former mining town in the process of transforming its industrial legacy towards becoming a sustainable city that improves air quality, ...

15 July 2022

Major Progress for Urban7 Alliance in G7 Process

Cities have a transformative power and can contribute to goals established by the German G7 Presidency in 2022. In the last several months, significant progress has been made by the Urban7 Alliance (U7) – co-led by ICLEI – in achieving these goals in the form of meetings, declarations, a...

28 June 2022

Cities and regions take the next steps towards climate change adaptation and urban resilience together

Urban resilience, climate change adaptation, and disaster management are deeply intertwined topics, all of which are critically important in the face of ongoing climate crisis. Cities and regions across Europe are working hard to foster resilience and adaptation, and are keen to access knowledge and...

13 June 2022

Join ICLEI at the 11th World Urban Forum

ICLEI, its Members and partners will come together at the end of this month for the 11th edition of the United Nations’ World Urban Forum (WUF11). This leading global conference on sustainable urbanisation is coming to Europe, and will be hosted by ICLEI Member Katowice (Poland) from 26-30 Jun...

13 June 2022

Cities come together in Bonn to discuss next steps towards COP27

Last week, Mayor Katja Dörner of ICLEI Member Bonn (Germany) hosted a number of political representatives, including from Scotland and Egypt, to discuss the path towards COP27, which will take place in November 2022 in Sharm el-Sheik (Egypt). ICLEI has the honour of acting as the official...