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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...

27 June 2022

Malmö gains UN designation of a Making Cities Resilient 2030 Resilience Hub

City and regional officials, policy makers, and UN staff came together at the ICLEI World Congress to celebrate the announcement that ICLEI Member Malmö (Sweden) has earned the designation of a Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Resilience Hub. MCR2030 is a United Nations Office for Disast...

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...

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...

26 May 2022

Espoo, Mannheim and Umea join forces to pioneer local implementation of the European Green Deal

The cities of Espoo (Finland), Mannheim (Germany) and Umea (Sweden), all of them ICLEI Members, have joined forces to accelerate sustainability transformations using Local Green Deals. Their common ambition is to bundle and strengthen existing efforts through this new approach for delivering sustain...

23 May 2022

Share your experiences with localising the EU Green Deal

ICLEI Europe partners from the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), have launched a survey on “Closing the Green Deal Gap”. The survey aims to guide a mid-term review of the status, successes and difficulties faced by cities and regions when implementing the EU Green Deal locally. IC...

16 May 2022

Four key messages for sustainable just cities

ICLEI Europe is committed to driving locally-anchored just transitions. Last month, ICLEI Europe supported a Strategic Conversation on this topic, bringing together key actors working to integrate sustainability and justice in cities, including representatives from ICLEI Members Malmö (Sweden),...

28 April 2022

44 ICLEI Cities selected for the EU Mission for climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030

Today, the cities selected for the EU Mission for climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, also known as the Cities Mission, have been announced. 112 cities in total will represent all 27 EU member states, along with 12 additional cities from associated countries. Of those selected, 44 cities are I...