April 15, 2021

Narayanganj city furthers its ‘low emission urban development’ through innovative pilot projects

Narayanganj city is committed to improving its air quality and contributing to the Bangladesh government’s goals on increasing use of renewable energy sources. Taking concrete steps […]
April 6, 2021

Rajshahi advances its Urban Greening actions and completes plantation for a pilot project on biodiversity

The city of Rajshahi is forging ahead with its efforts on urban greening and biodiversity improvement. Through the support of the Urban-LEDS II project, this city […]
November 2, 2020

New Greening Plan to Revitalize Rajshahi as Climate-Responsive Sustainable City

Rajshahi city in Bangladesh will soon be able to make use of its first-ever Open Green Spaces Plan to guide its efforts on effective management of […]
August 4, 2020

Rajshahi conducts an energy audit to enhance energy efficiency in buildings

Rajshahi city in Bangladesh recently undertook a detailed energy audit of its main municipal administrative building with the support of the Urban-LEDS II project. The purpose […]
May 22, 2020

Rajshahi and Narayanganj complete assessments of climate risks, vulnerabilities

Continuing their progress on climate resilience planning, the Urban-LEDS II model cities of Rajshahi and Narayanganj in Bangladesh have finished assessing their climate risks and vulnerabilities. […]
March 6, 2020

GHG emissions baselines established in model cities of Narayanganj and Rajshahi with Urban-LEDS II support

The Urban-LEDS II model cities of Narayanganj and Rajshahi have completed the preparation of their city-wide GHG emission inventories, a key step in their climate resilience […]
November 27, 2019

Urban-LEDS cities will come together in Madrid to scale up local implementation of the Paris Agreement at the COP25

On 12 December Urban-LEDS II, together with partnering projects Connecting Nature and CLEVER City projects are coming together in Madrid for a joint working session alongside […]
November 18, 2018

Bangladesh hosts Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogue

ICLEI South Asia and International Center for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) jointly organised the Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogues for Bangladesh on 18th November during […]
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 […]