October 22, 2020

Urban-LEDS cities to test their pitch for Climate Financing at Daring Cities 2020 Conference

The Test your pitch session, to be held on 27 October, 8.30 – 10.30 AM CET provides a great opportunity to learn about tips and tricks of […]
October 9, 2020

Urban-LEDS cities to promote pathways for fair and sustainable energy for all at Daring Cities 2020 Conference

Urban-LEDS cities will team up with partners from the Urban Pathways project led by UN-HABITAT for a joint session on promoting fair and sustainable energy at […]
September 14, 2020

Cities of Balikpapan and Bogor review Urban-LEDS Project I

Balikpapan City and Bogor City have initiated the review of the Urban-LEDS I Project, identifying lessons learned for enriched Urban Low Emission Development action plans under […]
September 14, 2020

ICLEI and UN-HABITAT train Lao cities on climate tools and low-emission strategies

ICLEI-SEAS assisted Lao cities in launching the fourth installment of the capacity building training workshop on Greenhouse Gases emission inventory (GHGi) data collection tools and methodologies, […]
September 9, 2020

Youth involved in building the Local Climate Action Plan in Brazil

Young people from Fortaleza and Recife participate in climate discussions about the actions that will be implemented in both cities To ensure that young people have […]
September 7, 2020

Accra’s steps toward clean air: The Essence of the Urban Health and Short-lived Climate Pollutant (SLCP) Reduction Project – Urban-LEDS II synergy highlight

Ghana is setting the pace on the African continent in sustainable development. Its capital city of Accra demonstrates leadership in the region, being among the first […]
September 4, 2020

Urban-LEDS inspired Solution Session “Beyond Climate Emergency: Turning ambition to action” at the Mannheim2020 Conference

On Friday 2 October 2020 from 9:30 to 11:00 Urban-LEDS will be part of a solution session at the 9th edition of ICLEI’s flagship European Conference […]
September 4, 2020

Colombian cities advance in local climate action

A series of webinars was held from June to August 2020 aiming at supporting local actions for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction and adaptation to climate […]
September 3, 2020

Rajkot continues to lead on ambitious Climate Action and bags the One Planet City Challenge national winner title

Rajkot city in India continues to persist with efforts to implement and scale up its ambitious Climate Action. The city recently received recognition by being declared […]
August 18, 2020

Urban Champion: Dr. Bima Arya Sugiarto, S. Hum., M.A., Mayor of Bogor City

Bogor City is one of the model cities of the Urban Low Emission Development Strategies II (Urban-LEDS II) project. Under Mayor Bima Arya’s leadership, Bogor City […]
August 15, 2020

Indonesian cities train on climate and environmental data reporting

Cities in Indonesia report their efforts and commitments to climate action and environmental management to the CDP-ICLEI Unified Reporting System in a virtual training by ICLEI […]
August 14, 2020

Porto Alegre presents municipal policy of reverse logistics

In July, the city of Porto Alegre, in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, presented the Municipal Reverse Logistics Policy, which legislates the disposal and destination of […]
August 10, 2020

Balikpapan City tests Manggar landfill’s readiness as clean energy source

Urban-LEDS II Project supported the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in conducting a focus group discussion to test the methodology for landfill gas (LFG) recovery in […]
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 […]
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 31, 2020

Urban-LEDS II holds the second National Project Advisory Group (NPAG) meeting in Laos

The second NPAG Meeting for Lao PDR was conducted on 28th July 2020 in Vientiane City. The event aims to provide updates regarding the Urban-LEDS II […]