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8 October 2021

DECIDE launched its Knowledge Hub

At ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, knowledge is gathered and shared in innovative and collaborative ways. For example, DECIDE has launched its Knowledge Hub. DECIDE (Developing Energy Communities through Informative anD collEctive actions) aims to gain a better understanding in how to se...

8 September 2021

ICLEI is committed to helping drive just transitions in cities across Europe

To foster liveable, happy and inclusive urban communities, cities need to embark on just transitions that holistically address social, economic and environmental challenges and needs. ICLEI Europe welcomes the EU’s increasing efforts to cultivate just transitions in cities, and has released a...

21 July 2021

Call to contribute to international conference on "Shaping Light for Health and Wellbeing in Cities"

This December, a virtual international conference will explore the relationship between urban lighting and urban dwellers' health and wellbeing. The event will bring together representatives from academia, industry and local administrations across Europe for two days of discussions that explore the ...

12 July 2021

The importance of considering gender in energy transition

By now it is clear that the energy transition is about so much more than only science and technology. There are complex social realities and power dynamics that are critically important to ensuring that we undertake a just, swift and sustainable energy transition. ICLEI Europe staff have dug into ho...

28 June 2021

Apply to join exchange programme for regions in the EU, Western Balkans and Ukraine

Coal regions in the Western Balkans, Ukraine and the EU are invited to join an exchange programme to accelerate just local energy transitions. The programme is an opportunity for regions to start direct, one-to-one dialogues, connect with different stakeholders, learn from each other, and transfer k...

16 April 2021

50 tools to ensure urban green equity

How can cities be both green and equitable? A new policy and planning toolkit provides municipal planners with a 50 tools to help find ways of providing affordable housing, while also improving green equity and ensuring that new green spaces benefit rather than displace local residents. The toolkit...

8 March 2021

International Women’s Day: making sustainable mobility gender-sensitive

Ana Drăguțescu works as the Coordinator of the Sustainable Mobility and Transport team at ICLEI Europe. She has extensive experience supporting cities to ensure their mobility systems work for everyone. Last year, as part of the overarching ‘SUMP 2.0’ process, Ana authored a Sustainab...

1 February 2021

A look to the year(s) ahead

A difficult year lies behind us, which was characterised to a large degree by the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts to mitigate its impacts on people and the economy. In many places, we faced a dramatic situation in the first months of the year, with high death tolls, struggling and overburdened hea...

29 January 2021

ICLEI Europe takes steps forward in its commitment to justice

In August 2020, in the midst of a summer which saw a number of social groups, people, and organisations more closely considering and working to tackle racism, ICLEI Europe made our views clear: racial justice is part of climate justice. The dimensions of (in)justice and (in)equality – which in...