December 12, 2019

Localising the SDGs: The City of uMhlathuze Pilot

On 5 and 6 December 2019, ICLEI Africa facilitated a tailor-made workshop in the City of uMhathuze, Kwazulu-Natal on the localisation and institutionalisation of the Sustainable […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 12, 2019

Unpacking Integrated MRV in South Africa

In order to unpack the opportunities and challenges the different spheres of government are faced with during the process of developing a greenhouse gas inventory, ICLEI […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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). […]