August 3, 2020

LEDS Lab promotes a series of webinars to improve South American city halls’ installed capacity in developing low carbon bankable projects

In the context of Urban-LEDS II implementation in Brazil, ICLEI South America held a series of webinars on technical and financial viability of low carbon municipal […]
July 10, 2020

Launch of the ‘Enhancing NDCs through urban climate action’ guide: Four new country multi-level governance factsheets also released

UN-Habitat has released a new guide called “ Enhancing NDC’s through urban climate action”. The guide was developed under the auspices of the Urban-LEDS project and […]
July 3, 2020

Cities of Balikpapan and Bogor prioritize emission development strategies in local planning

ICLEI Indonesia supported the conduct of GHG emissions inventory to strengthen the development of low emission urban development strategies of Urban-LEDS II model cities, Balikpapan and […]
June 10, 2020

Urban-LEDS cities support each other online in developing bankable, transformative projects

On 9 June, Urban-LEDS cities met for an online project nursery workshop to give each other feedback on how to enhance the bankability of their low-emission […]
May 26, 2020

Urban-LEDS cities launch online city exchanges to promote access to climate finance

On 9 June 2020, the Urban-LEDS project will organise its first Climate Project Nursery Workshop on Accessing Climate Finance. The interactive workshop will bring Urban-LEDS cities […]
May 25, 2020

Bogor City gears up to address water vulnerabilities, mainstreams adaptation strategies into local urban planning

Following the conduct of climate risk and vulnerability assessment, ICLEI Indonesia Office leads a series of focus group discussions with Bogor City to validate the reported […]
February 14, 2020

Urban-LEDS project participants share their experiences at the 10th World Urban Forum

There was a strong Urban-LEDS delegation at the 10th World Urban Forum from 8-13 February 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Participants came to share […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 11, 2017

Over 1,000 subnational governments take aim on slashing global emissions

1,019 local and regional governments from 86 countries, representing 804 million people, have reported emissions reductions targets to the carbonn Climate Registry (cCR), one of the […]
November 9, 2017

City Climate Planner to help city staff advance local climate action

City Climate Planner to help city staff advance local climate action This training and certification program, launched on Thursday 9 November at the Cities & Regions […]