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26 July 2021

Green City Accord signatories: ‘Speeding up Europe’s green transition’

To ensure a clean and healthy future for Europe’s cities, leaders must urgently take decisive steps to safeguard urban environments and protect citizens’ well-being. This September, a unique event will celebrate the forward-thinking city leaders who have already committed to impactful ac...

22 July 2021

Present your work during Amsterdam International Water Week

From 1-5 November, global leaders, and experts from cities, industries, utilities, and agri-food will gather in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) for the 6th edition of Amsterdam International Water Week. ICLEI Europe is supporting this engaging conference, with Barbara Anton, senior coordinator, sus...

29 June 2021

City examples on resource recovery showcased at Fat, Oil and Grease Summit

Each year, sewer blockages related to fat, oil and grease (FOG) cost global water authorities billions of Euros to clear, and pose a significant threat to the environment. On 14 October 2021, thought leaders from across Europe will gather to share ways to address this challenge at the European FOG S...

22 June 2021

Join us this September to explore social innovation in urban mobility and energy transitions

This September, foremost experts and pioneers working on the social dynamics of energy- and mobility transition – as well as related policy design – are gathering to discuss their successes, challenges, and future pathways to herald in transitions. All interested persons are welcome to j...

18 June 2021

Climate data for effective energy decision-making in cities

Buildings account for nearly 40 percent of EU energy consumption. It is therefore crucial that the building sector play a key role in the advocacy for, and development of, effective climate policy. Buildings’ big data and smart technologies are swiftly and consistently improving and growing. ...

4 June 2021

Putting planning into practice: How to implement the Green City Accord indicators & achieve a healthier urban future

On 16 June from 13:00–16:00 CEST, join a Green City Accord (GCA) workshop which aims to facilitate insightful discussions regarding the practical implementation of innovative projects, initiatives, and legislation in the areas of: air, water, nature & biodiversity, noise, and waste & c...

3 June 2021

Nature-based solutions: a path toward a more sustainable future

ICLEI is pleased to have convened an EU Green Week session today (3 June), featuing ICLEI Members sharing their experiences using nature-based solutions to tackle local pollution. The event gathered local experts working across Europe to share why they are certain that nature-based solutions are by ...

2 June 2021

ICLEI Members discuss “building back better” at OECD Champion Mayors Week

Last week, ICLEI Europe Members Braga (Portugal), Glasgow (the United Kingdom) and Mannheim (Germany), together with Freetown (Sierra Leone), joined the OECD Champion Mayors Week to explore how to “build back better” from COVID-19. The session – themed “Could the grass be gr...

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...