November 2, 2019

Lao Mayors Convene for a Climate Change and Urban Development Technical Workshop

The first technical training for Lao mayors on climate change and urban development was held in Pakse, Lao PDR. The activity aims to raise awareness on […]
October 30, 2019

Rwanda National Stakeholders Meet for the 3rd National Project Advisory Group (NPAG) Meeting

The 3rd Rwanda Urban-LEDS II project National Advisory Group (NPAG) meeting was held on 10 October 2019 at Hotel des Mille Collines in Kigali. Chaired by […]
October 25, 2019

Bogor advocates for accelerated climate action at Seoul Mayors Forum on Climate Change

Cities across the globe continue to inspire each other with their local climate and energy action. Bogor, a rapidly growing city in Indonesia, shares its experiences […]
September 13, 2019

Princess Pinkie the puppet instigates local recycling initiative with a national agenda

Teaching six-year-olds to sort bottles and newspapers will reduce waste to landfill and lower emissions until the excitement fades and the bins are full. But, a […]
September 3, 2019

Warsaw’s climate action and urban transformation inspires cities across the globe

In the last 20 years, the city of Warsaw has transformed into a vibrant city looking back not only on a rich cultural history but also […]
August 28, 2019

Bologna promoting culture and citizens’ involvement in sustainable urban development

How can cities involve citizens in urban climate and emission reduction actions to increase their attractiveness and sustainability?
August 20, 2019

Helsinki hosting city representatives from across the globe to foster low-emission development

In June 2019 the city of Helsinki hosted the kick-off of an international study trip of city peers from Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, […]
July 19, 2019

Urban-LEDS II Capacity Building training Workshop on Climate Change for Laos Cities

The first in a series of capacity building training on climate change and low emission development was completed in Pakse, Lao PDR. The activity aims to […]
July 2, 2019

Urban-LEDS II African Cities Take Part in South-North Learning Exchange in Europe

Three African Urban-LEDS cities, along with 21 other Urban-LEDS ll project cities, learnt and shared with each other at the south-north learning exchange in June 2019. […]
July 2, 2019

Fortaleza’s Climate Action Plan as case study of delegation from USA’s Northeastern University (in Portuguese)

With a proposal to dive into and review the Climate Action Plan and make recommendations for update with focus on sustainable energy, a group of 20 […]
July 1, 2019

Urban-LEDS cities foster partnerships and inspire tangible climate action in European study tour 2019

Peer learning is a core component in the Urban-LEDS II project. 28 representatives from 24 Urban-LEDS II cities from 16 countries enjoyed an intense European Study […]
June 30, 2019

Recife takes lead in the ICLEI network in South America (in Portuguese)

The mayor of Recife, Geraldo Júlio, drew international attention to climate issues in Brazil by raising climate commitment in one of Brazil’s largest cities. With its […]
June 28, 2019

Urban-LEDS city Fortaleza receives representatives of International Development Cooperation from the European Commission

On 28 June 2019, the Deputy Mayor of Fortaleza – Moroni Torgan, accompanied by the Secretary of Urbanization and Environment – Águeda Muniz, received the Director-General […]
June 24, 2019

Rwandan Cities Localise Planning for a Low Emissions Development Trajectory

Urban-LEDS ll Training and capacity building on community-scale greenhouse gas inventories for officials from the districts of Muhanga and Rubavu, and the City of Kigali As […]
June 10, 2019

Registration opened for ICLEI’s online training on GHG emissions inventory elaboration (in Portuguese)

Registration for participation in the online training on Municipal GHG emissions inventory that will start next Monday July 17 is opened. The three days training is […]
May 31, 2019

Rwandan Cities Develop Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessments

The Rwanda National Risk Atlas highlights five disaster risks that are prevalent in Rwanda and four of them are related to climate namely, drought, landslides, floods, […]