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7 June 2018

EU Commission launch 2021 European Green Capital and 2020 European Green Leaf Awards

The European Commission has launched the competition and the search for the 2021 European Green Capital and 2020 European Green Leaf Awards.   The European Green Capital Award (EGCA), now in its eleventh year, is awarded annually to a European city of over 100,000 inhabitants that has shown it...

24 May 2018

Local Renewables 2018 launches registration

Registration is now open for the Local Renewables Conference, taking place in Freiburg (Germany) and Basel (Switzerland) from 24 - 26 October 2018. The programme reflects the importance of putting cities and regions at the centre of making energy more secure, affordable and sustainable, and the gro...

15 February 2018

Registration open for ICLEI World Congress 2018

Registration has now opened for the ICLEI World Congress 2018, which will be held from 19-22 June in Montréal (Canada). At the ICLEI World Congress 2018, ICLEI and Ville de Montréal will bring together hundreds of mayors, governors, city staff, international organisations, business le...

12 February 2018

ICLEI Europe expands its topical reach and workforce

The European Secretariat of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability has announced that it will recruit around 15 new members of staff, expanding its total workforce and strengthening the organisation’s topical reach. The recruitment drive will see each of ICLEI Europe’s three...

22 January 2018

ICLEI Regional Director Wolfgang Teubner reflects on the challenges and successes of 2017

Dear Members, Partners, Colleagues and Friends, I hope you all had a great start into 2018, and wish you health, happiness, and success for the year to come. The turn of the year is a time when we tend to look back at the year that has passed and forward to the year ahead of us, often with hope an...

18 January 2018

Zagreb welcomes city’s first underground waste separation containers

Underground waste separation containers have been installed in ICLEI Member Zagreb (Croatia), enabling the hygienic separation of plastic, paper, glass, and textile waste. The first waste container, which has a capacity of 1,100 litres and cost around €19,000, is located on Kranjčevićeva Str...

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Valencia, Utrecht and Alba Iulia to test innovative plastic disposal solutions

ICLEI Members Utrecht (The Netherlands) and Alba Iulia (Romania) alongside Valencia (Spain) will test innovative solutions to the disposal of plastic waste, with the first pilot due to roll out in Valencia in April of this year. The innovative solutions, which cover the various phases in the life o...