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29 November 2022

ESCT is coming home: Aalborg to host 10th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns

ICLEI Member Aalborg (Denmark) will host the 10th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns (ESCT), which will take place in the first week of October 2024. “We are proud to once more invite cities from across Europe to Aalborg to become part of a transformational mov...

28 November 2022

ICLEI welcomes strengthened social economy approaches in the EU

The German Secretary of State Sven Giegold together with his Spanish colleague recently announced that a strengthened social economy in Europe would be one of the priorities under the Spanish Presidency: “Spain will hold the Presidency of the EU Council in the second half of 2023. One of its ...

12 November 2022

Decarbonisation Day at COP27: cities leverage partnerships to lead the way

In order to reach global climate goals, we must dramatically reduce carbon emissions. To this end, 11 November was officially designated Decarbonisation Day at COP27, and featured conversations on policies to encourage and accelerate decarbonisation, as well as showcases of technologies and innovati...

8 November 2022

Join a community intent on implementing a fair and sustainable Green Deal

ICLEI Europe invites all its readers and community to join a new “living community” of stakeholders intent on implementing a fair and sustainable Green Deal. Experts, researchers, practitioners and civil society organisations working on behavioural, social and cultural change are all war...

7 November 2022

Presenting the European Commission with concrete Farm to Fork strategy inspiration

At the European Week of Regions and Cities last month, ICLEI Europe and the Committee of the Regions formally handed the European Commission a manifesto and petition calling for the EU’s Farm to Fork strategy to ambitiously advance sustainable food transformation. Taken together, these are &l...

31 October 2022

Connect with ICLEI Europe at COP27

At COP26 in ICLEI Member Glasgow (or: the 26th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties), we proved that the #Time4MultilevelAction had come. Now, we are demonstrating that #MultilevelActionDelivers at COP27 in Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt). ICLEI is the official fo...

20 October 2022

Learn more about attracting supporters and mentors to alleviate energy poverty

ICLEI Europe will be contributing to an upcoming online training event to prepare future "Energy Supporters & Mentors". All who are committed to addressing energy poverty are invited to join this event on 26 October 2022. The free online course, which will be held in English, will empower intere...

13 October 2022

Foster energy communities for a fair energy transition in your city

ICLEI Europe works across projects and advocacy work to support tackling energy poverty and ensuring that vulnerable consumers are meaningfully engaged in energy transitions. Cities and public utilities now have another opportunity to move towards a clean energy transition by joining a "Community of...

4 October 2022

New EU initiative reimagines the European foodscape

European citizens are facing unprecedented challenges due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the increased cost of living and environmental pressures. The food system is an essential and often overlooked component of a sustainable and just transition. To this end, ICLEI is involved i...