ICLEI connects local and regional governments with solution providers; pilots technological, organisational and financial innovations; and facilitates knowledge exchange through a range of conferences and workshops. Strategic event and communications partnerships with like-minded organisations facilitates this work. To learn more about our political partnerships, check out our work on Policy and Advocacy.



Waste Management Europe

The Waste Management Europe Conference (WME) stands out as a key event in the trade fair landscape, focusing on Circular Economy. It serves as a platform that brings together political decision-makers, global organisations, and innovative solutions to tackle waste management challenges and guide activities in this field.

Learn more about WME here.

Urban Future

Born out of a local urban mobility workshop in Graz (Austria), Urban Future has become the largest event for urban change-makers in Europe within just a few years.

Learn more about Urban Future here.

Smart City Expo World Congress

Smart City Expo World Congress is the world’s biggest and most influential event on urban innovation. We connect leaders from global companies, governments and organizations to move cities towards a better future.

Learn more about the Smart City Expo World Congress here. is a project run by the European Parliament, dedicated to getting as many people as possible involved in the democratic life of Europe and, in particular, to getting out the vote for the European elections in 2024.

For more information, visit the website.