May 20, 2019

Urban-LEDS cities mobilize

For practical knowledge exchange on ambitious low-emission projects From 17 to 24 June 2019 Urban-LEDS European cities will host their counterparts from Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, India, […]
January 29, 2019

Knowledge Exchange between Saldanha Bay and Stellenbosch Municipalities:

Off-Grid Solutions for Electrifying Informal Settlements. Saldanha Bay Local Municipality is one of the cities participating in the Urban Low Emissions Development Strategies (Urban-LEDS) project, in […]
September 13, 2018

Indonesian cities call for multi-level governance in addressing climate change

Acknowledging the importance of ramping up actions towards achieving Indonesia’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), the Association of Indonesian Municipalities (APEKSI) and Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia organized a […]
August 28, 2018

ICLEI South Asia team initiates the Urban-LEDS II project in Bangladesh

ICLEI South Asia is implementing the Urban-LEDS II project in India and Bangladesh, in partnership with UN-HABITAT. Several cities in Bangladesh expressed their interest in implementing […]
June 27, 2018

ICLEI Africa hosts Urban-LEDS II Summit

and co-hosts event on financing solutions for climate action in cities. On 29 May 2018, the Urban LEDS-II Summit, held in Gauteng, brought Urban-LEDS project cities […]
June 27, 2018

High level group to guide and support Urban-LEDS II project in South Africa

The Urban-LEDS ll Summit held in Braamfontein, Johannesburg opened on 29 May 2018 with the inception meeting of the Urban-LEDS ll National Project Advisory Group (NPAG). […]
May 28, 2018

Balikpapan hosts ASEAN meeting on Environmentally Sustainable Cities

Urban-LEDS model city in Indonesia, Balikpapan hosted the 16th meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC) last […]
May 15, 2018

Bogor, Balikpapan push for dialogues on low emission development

Urban-LEDS model Cities, Bogor and Balikpapan emphasized the need for multi-level governance dialogues on how local governments can contribute to achieving Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emission (GHG) […]
April 16, 2018

ICLEI launches country office and Urban-LEDS II project in Colombia

Due to the regional relevance of Colombia in sustainable development, by supporting the implementation of projects and other initiative, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability launched […]
March 20, 2018

Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogues to strengthen national plans

In the critical year for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and the Paris Agreement, local and other subnational leaders are inviting national governments to […]
March 20, 2018

First Urban-LEDS II scoping mission in Lao PDR completed

City representatives from Savannakhet and Pakse in Lao PDR as well as high level official from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MONRE) met with […]
December 20, 2017

COP 23 outcomes and top five takeaways

ICLEI in its capacity as the Local Governments and Municipal Authorities (LGMA) constituency has led the successful adoption of the Bonn-Fiji Commitment of Local and Regional […]
November 16, 2017

ICLEI and the NDC Partnership bring forward multilevel climate action

With the Paris Agreement, national governments pledged to implement large-scale greenhouse gas emissions reductions within the next decade. Each country has submitted Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) […]
November 15, 2017

Mayor of Bonn delivers Bonn-Fiji Commitment to the UN Secretary General

After five days of activities touching on issues ranging from human settlements to transport to energy, the Global Climate Action (GCA) program at COP23, the 23rd […]
November 13, 2017

Forging ahead towards an inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable future

The Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action High-Level Segment on Climate and Sustainable Development Goal 11: The day was filled with climate leaders looking to make […]
November 12, 2017

Global Covenant of Mayors announces collective impact of committed cities and new data reporting standard

The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy – a featured partner of the Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders, which brought together over […]