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14 September 2021

The Green City Accord: Clean and resilient cities for a just, green recovery at #EURegionsWeek

On 12 October from 16:30-18:00 CEST, join ICLEI Europe, the European Network for Social Integration Enterprises (ENSIE), EUROCITIES, the Polish city and Green City Accord signatory, Gdynia, and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) for the session ‘Clean and resilient citie...

10 September 2021

Lahti installs forest workstations

One of the great sustainability challenges is to create initiatives which not only add to ecological capital, but also address the many changing needs of citizens in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. A project in ICLEI Member Lahti (Finland) achieves both, with the City’s implementation of &...

9 September 2021

The Green City Accord offers workshop on how to implement commitment

Green City Accord signatories are going above and beyond to ensure their citizens experience a cleaner and healthier future by planning effective initiatives in five target areas: air, water, nature & biodiversity, waste & circular economy, and noise. Over 60 cities have signed the Green Ci...

9 September 2021

Discuss the way forward for cities & regions in the green recovery with ICLEI Europe at the EU Regions Week Conference

ICLEI Europe and its member cities will be part of this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek), the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cities and regions, to discuss different aspects of achieving a rapid transition to carbon neutrality and sustainability in ...

8 September 2021

ICLEI Member Lahti hosts EU Green Capital 2023 EU and Green Leaf 2022 Awards Ceremony

On 9 September, the European Green Capital and ICLEI Member Lahti (Finland) will host the European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards. The European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, the Prime Minister of Finland Ms. Sanna Marin as well as representati...

24 August 2021

Gain european recognition for your sustainable mobility work with EU Urban Road Safety and 10th SUMP Awards

Local authorities from across Europe are invited to apply for the EU Urban Road Safety Award, and the 10th SUMP Award. The awards are organised by the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission. The SUMP award aims to encourage the adoption of Sustainable Urban Mobili...

17 August 2021

Neighbourhood compost project empowers Porto residents

Of many solutions for greener homes, compost plays a vital role to combat food waste, reduce methane emissions, as well as provide fertiliser for home gardening. ICLEI Member Porto (Portugal) takes community composting to the next level: the City administration has created group spaces for residents...

2 June 2021

ICLEI Members discuss “building back better” at OECD Champion Mayors Week

Last week, ICLEI Europe Members Braga (Portugal), Glasgow (the United Kingdom) and Mannheim (Germany), together with Freetown (Sierra Leone), joined the OECD Champion Mayors Week to explore how to “build back better” from COVID-19. The session – themed “Could the grass be gr...

14 May 2020

Make your city smart with help from the EIP-SCC

Is your city looking to make investments in the areas of energy, transport & mobility, or ICT? Do you have plans to develop projects in these areas? The European Commission's ‘EIP-SCC Marketplace’ initiative is supporting projects in need of financing, by matching them with its...