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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...

18 May 2021

ICLEI Europe gears up for EU Green Week with sessions supporting zero-pollution in cities

ICLEI Europe is pleased to be contributing to this year’s edition of the annual European Green Week conference, via several sessions that promote the local perspective and voices on the EU Action Plan toward a Zero Pollution Ambition. Each of these sessions will support local authorities in tr...

14 May 2021

Engage with the Green City Accord at EU Green Week

The Green City Accord (GCA) is an ambitious movement of mayors and local government leaders from across Europe who are committed to making their cities cleaner, greener and healthier. Learn more about this ambitious new movement – which ICLEI Europe, alongside EUROCITIES and CEMR, is supportin...

30 April 2021

ICLEI Europe partners on European Sustainable Energy Week 2021

ICLEI Europe has been announced as an official partner to this year’s European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), which will take place on 25-29 October 2021. The annual event is one of the EU’s flagship conference series, and focuses on sustainable energy. After going virtual last year fo...

27 April 2021

Baltic cities invited to learn more about the Green City Accord

Since its launch last year, Mayors from across Europe have been steadily joining the Green City Accord, a European Commission initiative to encourage city authorities to take further action to make their cities cleaner and healthier, and thereby improve the quality of life for their citizens. About ...

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...

13 April 2021

ICLEI World Congress 2021–2022 launches

With cities often determining the trajectory of global development, urban transformation is the key to a more sustainable world. The ICLEI World Congress is the moment for local and regional governments to come together to celebrate and recognise the invaluable contributions of cities, towns and reg...