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27 February 2024

New event series spotlights local actions for a SHARED GREEN DEAL

Communities across Europe are key to making the European Green Deal work, but a central question is: how? That question, and the pursuit of the answers, guide the new online event series Local actions for a SHARED GREEN DEAL. Through a blend of the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) perspectives,...

1 February 2024

ICLEI and partners rally support for a science-based EU 2040 climate target

ICLEI and its partners from the Coalition for Higher Ambition are rallying broad support for a science-based 2040 climate target. Ahead of the publication of the European Commission’s Communication on the EU Climate Target 2040 expected in February, members of the Coalition have prepared a joi...

26 January 2024

New ICLEI leadership sets out a joint strategic work plan and agenda until 2027

Mayors of the newly elected ICLEI European Regional Executive Committee (RexCom) came together in Brussels (Belgium) for the first time of their three-year mandate to set out a shared agenda and work plan for the organisation. Priorities of the joint work plan include putting in place action towards...

25 January 2024

40 EU cities come together in Brussels to call for an ambitious future EU urban policy

Yesterday, ICLEI RexCom Members Aalborg (Denmark) and Antwerp (Belgium), as well as ICLEI Europe Regional Director Wolfgang Teubner took the stand at a high-level event discussing the future of the EU urban policy with 40 of Europe’s biggest cities, hosted by Perspective Brussels, the urban pl...

18 January 2024

Greek cities can apply for financial support for data-driven climate action through ICLEI Action Fund

With rising temperatures and vulnerability to climate-related events, Greek cities grapple with environmental challenges like energy poverty, heat waves, and infrastructure vulnerability. To combat this, Greece must drive a sustainable energy transition to mitigate the impacts of climate change whil...

6 December 2023

Glasgow engages with citizens in local stocktake event ahead of COP28

On 26 October, ICLEI Member Glasgow City Council (Scotland) brought together local communities and business representatives to discuss Glasgow’s progress on its local climate targets and hear their ideas about a way forward to a just, sustainable city. The effort came as an official contributi...

27 November 2023

Apply for the CIVITAS sustainable mobility Replication and Deployment Programme

The CIVITAS Initiative – coordinated by ICLEI Europe and working to make sustainable and smart urban mobility a reality for all – has re-launched its call seeking Champion Cities for its Replication and Deployment Programme, with an extended deadline of 16 January 2024. Between 2023 and...

20 October 2023

Mobility as a cross-cutting sector is highlighted at Urban Mobility Days 2023

The whole of the CIVITAS Initiative – led by ICLEI Europe - was represented at last week’s Urban Mobility Days, which took place in Seville, Spain. From the ‘Meet the CIVITAS Community’ session to the AGORA sessions, where market-ready solutions developed within CIVITAS proje...

11 October 2023

European cities use data-driven action for urban mobility planning

Urban mobility is a crucial anchor in city infrastructure, linking residents to education, employment, and essential services. Yet, a city's transportation system wields significant influence on the environment and public health. The European Environment Agency's recent report reveals that transport...