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1 December 2022

Local organisations can receive €22,000 to support the Green Deal

Local authorities and not-for-profit organisations can apply for €22,000 to become local partners of the European project SHARED GREEN DEAL. Partnerships are offered on six different European Green Deal topics: Clean Energy, Circular Economy, Preserving Biodiversity, Sustainable Mobility, Effic...

25 November 2022

A sustainable ReStart for Ukrainian municipalities

As the Russian war in Ukraine continues, it is imperative that those outside Ukraine remember that, at the heart of the country, lie people, communities, and cities that have to rebuild. Alexander Shevchenko, founder of ReStart Ukraine, is helping to ‘ReStart’ the country’s cities ...

18 November 2022

ICLEI’s CityLoops website wins prestigious .eu Web Award 2022

The CityLoops website, developed and managed by ICLEI Europe in Freiburg (Germany), was awarded the .eu Web Award 2022 at a ceremony in Brussels (Belgium) on 17 November! The project was nominated under the “Better World” category, which focuses on websites that represent green initiativ...

16 November 2022

Energy Day at COP27 spans equity, data, buildings and more

Energy is cross-cutting, spanning highly diverse sectors. As a result, it plays a pivotal role in efforts to mitigate the climate crisis. In recognition of this cornerstone role, 15 November was officially designated Energy Day at COP27. This day focused on all aspects of energy, including just tran...

14 September 2022

Two websites managed by ICLEI Europe are finalists for the .eu Web Awards

The CityLoops and CIVITAS Initiative websites, both created and managed by ICLEI Europe, are finalists for the 2022 .eu Web Awards in the “Better World” and “Laurels” categories, respectively. These categories are for websites that represent green initiatives, and pan-Europea...

26 July 2022

Give your feedback on new European building stock data hub

ICLEI Europe is working with European partners to encourage governments at all levels to develop policies and renovation schemes that support the decarbonisation of buildings. One way it is contributing to this shift is through the BuiltHub project, which is developing a platform that will serve as ...

28 June 2022

Hamburg and Dortmund added to list of cities eligible to host data-driven projects under the ICLEI Action Fund

ICLEI Member Hamburg (Germany) and the City of Dortmund (Germany) are now eligible to host data-driven projects under the ICLEI Action Fund. Civil society organisations, academic institutions and non-profit research institutes aiming to implement inclusive environmental action in one of these two Ge...

31 May 2022

ICLEI Action Fund will grant 7 million EUR for data-driven projects

A new call for applications for the ICLEI Action Fund is officially open. Non-profits, civil society organisations, academic institutions and non-profit research institutes in eight ICLEI member cities can apply for up to 1 million EUR to implement data-driven projects. The deadline to submit a prop...

27 May 2022

Local energy planners invited to access free, expert heating and cooling planning advice

Did you know that heating and cooling accounts for about half of Europe’s total energy needs, with 75% still dependent on fossil fuels? To dramatically decrease this dependency and increase the share of renewable energy in European homes, action must be taken at the local level, involving a va...