April 15, 2020

Reporting a crucial stepping stone for local climate action planning in Rwanda

New research done in three Rwandan districts drives new insight and vigour for climate change mitigation and adaptation planning. Local officials can use these reports to […]
December 11, 2019

10 Tips for African Cities to help limit global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius

Africa is the continent most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The 2018 IPCC Special Report calls for urgent and ambitious action to be taken […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
March 5, 2019

Synergies between Urban-LEDS II and CoM SSA in a snapshot

The Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa (CoM SSA) is funded by the European Union and is the regional Covenant of the Global Covenant of Mayors […]
February 28, 2019

Government And Partners Lay A Pathway For Sustainable Urban Development In Rwanda

Key Outcomes On Urban Resilience And Climate Change From 3rd National Urban Forum In Rwanda After two successful National Urban Forums (NUFs), the Third National Urban […]
December 31, 2018

Photoblog: The 2018 African Green Growth Forum

On 26 November, 2018, political leaders and urban subject experts from around the world convened to discuss pressing challenges and opportunities facing cities across the continent. […]
June 20, 2018

ICLEI launches Urban-LEDS II project in Rwanda

The focus and approach of the project in Rwanda was successfully agreed after a day-long workshop held where valuable discussions took place between representatives from ICLEI […]