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24 May 2022

Meet ICLEI Europe's newest Member: Cesena

ICLEI Europe’s newest Member is the City of Cesena, located in the north of Italy among green hills and the Adriatic Sea. The city hosts almost 100,000 inhabitants and has long cultural and culinary traditions, as well as a strong agricultural sector. It was one of the first cities in Europe &...

12 May 2022

ICLEI Action Fund will grant €7M for data-driven projects

A new call for applications for the ICLEI Action Fund is officially open. Non-profit and civil society organisations can now apply to receive up to 1 million EUR each to implement data-driven action to help cities reduce emissions and build resilience to climate change. The deadline to submit a prop...

5 May 2022

Enhancing sustainable urban mobility planning through transition pathways and implementation strategies

“Urgent, urgent, urgent,” was the welcome message delivered by Marijke De Roeck, SUMPs coordinator from the ICLEI Member Antwerp (Belgium), at an online edition of ICLEI Europe's flagship ‘Breakfast at Sustainability’s’ event series. In this statement, De Roeck refers ...

31 March 2022

ICLEI Members Valongo and Tampere crowned winners of the 2022 EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK awards

Earlier this week, the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK’s sustainable urban mobility awards were announced live by Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Transport and Mobility, at a hybrid ceremony in Brussels; ICLEI Members Valo...

8 March 2022

International Women’s Day at ICLEI Europe

Today, 8 March, ICLEI Europe recognises International Women’s Day. This annual commemeration is about striving towards a more gender-equal world. On this day, it is important to celebrate the achievements of women and gender minorities, while also calling out areas where inequalities remain, a...

21 February 2022

Kicking off spring with e-kickscooter pilots

Spring is approaching, providing warmer weather and thus opportunities to move around cities with smaller modes of transport such as bicycles and e-scooters. Integrating transport modes in a seamless manner is a great challenge to achieve sustainable transport systems for smarter more sustainable ci...

18 February 2022

Bidding to host the 10th ESCT conference is now open!

The bidding process for the 10th edition of the European Sustainable Cities and Towns conference is now open. All cities are warmly invited to bid to host this flagship event. The purpose of this key ICLEI Europe conference series is to share the most advanced approaches, tools and inspiring ideas ...

15 February 2022

Action Fund-supported study finds significant NO2 reduction thanks to pop-up bike lanes

Cycle paths can improve health, local economies, safety and the environment. This has been measured and demonstrated in ICLEI Member Berlin (Germany), one of the most populated cities in the European Union. From October 2020 to November 2021, a study conducted by the NGO Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) o...

14 February 2022

Twelve cities in final race to win European sustainable mobility awards

The European Commission has revealed the finalists for the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards for smaller and larger municipalities, the Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) and the EU Urban Road Safety Award. Several ICLEI Members are among this year’s finalists. Valongo (Portugal) ...