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22 February 2024

Procura+ Conference highlights inspiring circular, sustainable and innovative public procurement practices

The programme of the 11th Procura+ Conference 2024, organised by ICLEI Europe and ICLEI Member Lisbon (Portugal), is shaping up to provide diverse perspectives on how green, social, innovation and circular public procurement is implemented throughout Europe. From 13-14 March, inspiring sessions and ...

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...

31 January 2024

Procura+ Conference to collaborate with TCO Certified

ICLEI’s Procura+ Conference is proud to collaborate with the team behind TCO Certified for its upcoming sustainability, innovation, and circular procurement event in ICLEI Member Lisbon (Portgual) on 13-14 March 2024. TCO Certified is a global sustainability certification for IT products. It ...

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...

23 January 2024

Jury reveals 2024 Procura+ Awards finalists

ICLEI Europe is proud to announce the 2024 Procura+ Awards finalists in three categories: Sustainable Procurement of the Year, Innovation Procurement of the Year and Procurement Initiative of the Year. The winners will be revealed on 13 March in a live ceremony at the 2024 Procura+ Conference in Lis...

19 January 2024

Harness the power of sustainable food procurement for a healthier, fairer, and greener Europe

In a joint letter addressed to President Ursula von der Leyen and the European Commission, ICLEI Europe and IFOAM Organics Europe, together with 15 organisations with an expertise on sustainable food systems, are urging the European Commission to leave a lasting and concrete legacy of the EU Farm to...

14 December 2023

Register now for the 2024 Procura+ Conference!

Registration for the 2024 Procura+ Conference is now open! Secure your place by filling in this form. The Conference, taking place on 13-14 March 2024 in ICLEI Member Lisbon (Portugal), is a great opportunity for cities and public authorities to gain a better understanding of how public procurement ...

4 December 2023

Coalition for High Ambition Multi-level Partnerships (CHAMP) announced at COP28

On 1 December at COP28, more than 60 countries, including 11 EU countries, pledged to join the COP28 Coalition for High Ambition Multilevel Partnership (CHAMP) for Climate Action in order to enhance cooperation with their local, regional and other subnational governments - including cities, towns, s...