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12 October 2021

Out now: The Power of the Public Plate Podcast

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and the UN One Planet Network launched the ‘Power of the Public Plate’ Podcast. Each episode explores the story of a champion of public food procurement. Listeners of the podcast will learn how public authorities from around the world leverage...

8 October 2021

Glasgow takes charge on air quality and e-mobility initatives

ICLEI Member Glasgow (Scotland) is scheduled to host the 26th United Nation Climate Change Conference (COP 26). The City of Glasgow has an impressive list of sustainability initiatives to learn about leading up to COP. Here are just a few of the things you need to know about Glasgow's recent sustain...

28 September 2021

ICLEI Members commit to a clean and healthy future

Since its launch one year ago, 26 ICLEI Members have signed the Green City Accord, committing to ambitious improvements in five key environmental areas. On 22 September, the Green City Accord celebrated a significant milestone at a hybrid ceremony: 73 cities have signed the political commitment &nd...

21 September 2021

Learn to use nature to reinvent your city in new online course

We direly need quick transformations in cities to make them more sustainable and to enhance quality of life. Many cities are harnessing nature-based solutions (NbS) for a green transformation. The EU is increasingly championing cost-effective NbS solutions that are inspired and supported by nature. ...

17 September 2021

Applications for CIRCULAR BIOCARBON’s City Interest Group

ICLEI is calling European cities and local authorities interested in learning how to turn bio-waste into value-added products. If this describes you, apply by 29 October 2021 to take part in a "City Interest Group", part of the EU-funded project CIRCULAR BIOCARBON. Five to ten cities or local ...

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...

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 ...

27 August 2021

ICLEI members make circular economy hot topic in Southern Europe

ICLEI recently welcomed Murcia (Spain) as its newest member. The Spanish city is one of the 29 ICLEI Members who can also proudly call themselves a signatory of the Circular Cities Declaration (CCD). The City is currently working on a number of projects, including CityLoops, an ICLEI coordinated pro...