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3 May 2018

Cities invited to share their views on turning wastewater utilities into nutrient factories at IFAT

More and more innovative technologies are becoming available, which allow wastewater treatment plants to be turned into water resource recovery facilities. In addition to their traditional function, wastewater utilities can nowadays also produce energy in the form of biogas and feedstock for bio-pla...

26 March 2018

Nijmegen to host conference on inland ports and sustainability

2018 European Green Capital City Nijmegen (The Netherlands) will host a conference titled ‘Ports and the City – Smart and Healthy’ on 12-13 April. The two day, free of charge international conference, will inform and inspire participants on how to make inland port areas healthy, l...

1 March 2018

European cities face more extreme weather than previously thought

A landmark study shows the impact of flooding, droughts and heatwaves by 2050-2100 will exceed previous predictions. The research is the outcome of the recently-concluded RAMSES project, where ICLEI worked with scientists and cities to deliver evidence of climate change impacts and the costs and ben...

19 February 2018

European sustainable development week set to take place in May

Now in its 4th year, the 2018 European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW) will take place from 30 May - 5 June. The ESDW is a Europe-wide initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development and the achievement of the Sustainable Development ...

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...

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...