News

Search Result ( 1 - 9 from 46 )

28 July 2022

Building communities of energy-responsible citizens

Energy transition is no longer a concept to debate or consider. It is an urgent requirement that communities across Europe are implementing. While energy-related legislation and guidelines from national and international levels is undoubtedly needed, action in cities and sub-national regions demonst...

27 July 2022

Financing opportunity for youth-led projects in transition regions across the EU

Young people will soon have the opportunity to apply for up to €10,000 in funding to organise local projects and contribute to a just and inclusive transition to a climate neutral economy. In September 2022, a call for projects will be launched as a part of the European Commission's Directorate...

25 July 2022

Apply for LUCI Cities and Lighting Awards

ICLEI members are invited to apply for the new LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards. Designed for cities and local authorities, the new LUCI Cities & Lighting Awards recognise urban lighting projects that reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of urban lighting and show a positive impact on economi...

21 July 2022

ICLEI Europe joins Wellbeing Economy Alliance

ICLEI Europe is now a member of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll), one of the world’s leading networks working to transform economic systems to centre social justice and planetary health. As a WEAll member, ICLEI Europe joins over 200 organisations representing civil society, the private ...

20 July 2022

Just transition demands restructuring labour markets

Just transition is central to cities. Research is making it increasingly evident that transitions towards climate neutrality will have significant (re)distributive effects that are geographically, sectorally and socially uneven. Negative externalities will not only hit carbon-intensive areas, such a...

14 July 2022

Make use of new policy briefs to engage young people in policy making

Policy makers can now use two new policy briefs to better engage young people. These briefs support policy co-creation, and help develop types of integrated services that tackle complex social problems in holistic, process-oriented, and personalised ways. Why are young people more likely to experie...

13 June 2022

Join ICLEI at the 11th World Urban Forum

ICLEI, its Members and partners will come together at the end of this month for the 11th edition of the United Nations’ World Urban Forum (WUF11). This leading global conference on sustainable urbanisation is coming to Europe, and will be hosted by ICLEI Member Katowice (Poland) from 26-30 Jun...

18 May 2022

Mayor of Malmö makes case for equitable public procurement

Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh, Mayor of ICLEI Member Malmö (Sweden) spoke recently about building equity into public procurement practices at the ICLEI World Congress in Malmö, putting words into action. The city has been committed to equitable and sustainable public procurement for many years...

16 May 2022

Four key messages for sustainable just cities

ICLEI Europe is committed to driving locally-anchored just transitions. Last month, ICLEI Europe supported a Strategic Conversation on this topic, bringing together key actors working to integrate sustainability and justice in cities, including representatives from ICLEI Members Malmö (Sweden),...