January 4, 2021

Brazil: Betim and Sorocaba launch Climate Risk Analysis and GHG Emissions Inventory

The Climate Risk Analysis and GHG Emissions are a part of the strategy to support climate action in the cities for the coming years Betim and […]
December 22, 2020

Fortaleza and Recife launch Local Action Plans with ambitious climate goals

The effects of climate change are experienced at the local level in urban areas. Events such as heavy rains that cause floods and landslides or an […]
November 27, 2020

Using GIS to calculate the importance of land use management to achieve Net Zero Targets in Africa’s Cities

Within the Rwandan National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), the long-term vision for economic and social prosperity is expressed clearly as having to be realised […]
November 17, 2020

Urban-LEDS ll cities in Africa show their commitment to climate action in 2020 through virtual engagements

Faced with the logistical constraints which the COVID-19 crisis has brought about in 2020, but acknowledging that the need to build back stronger and more sustainably […]
November 6, 2020

Implementation of building and street lighting energy metering in 7 South African Urban-LEDS cities

7 Urban- LEDS cities in SA demonstrating the value of energy metering in municipal buildings and street light areas for low emissions development Through the work […]
November 3, 2020

Lao Cities conduct workshops on climate risks and vulnerabilities to review their low-emission development strategies

ICLEI SEAS facilitated consultation workshops with the Lao Cities’ technical working groups, core climate teams, and other stakeholders for the development of their LEDS action plans […]
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 […]
October 30, 2020

Climate Finance Highlights: Opportunities for local climate action

Climate finance has and is increasingly becoming a priority agenda point for many subnational and national governments as well as all important stakeholders. Despite COVID-19 challenges, […]
October 30, 2020

“Think big, start small, ramp up!” – Urban-LEDS cities call for climate action in Mannheim2020

On 2 Oct 2020 Urban-LEDS and ICLEI Europe brought together representatives from regional and local authorities at the Mannheim2020 conference to debate the meaning of highly […]
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 […]
October 6, 2020

Bogor City shares 9 key initiatives on low-carbon and resilience innovations

City Leadership Program (CLP) is a peer-based exchange of best practices of both – innovative international plans and local climate actions. It provides a regional platform […]
October 1, 2020

Development Data Governance Webinar Series: Driving Indonesia’s One Data Policy

Collaboration is at the heart of climate action and sustainable development. In Indonesia, several development policies and programs are not grounded on related data for various […]
September 30, 2020

Indonesian cities build capacity on climate finance

Cities part of Urban-LEDS II, Ambitious City Promises , 100% Renewable Energy, Jambi City, and representatives from Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) and Lokahita participated in a […]
September 24, 2020

National Project Advisory Group discusses Urban-LEDS II project updates & strategies in India

The second National Project Advisory Group (NPAG) virtual meeting, on the 18th of September 2020, was attended by key stakeholders from different institutions working towards low-emission […]
September 15, 2020

Third Multilevel Dialogue on the climate agenda brings together national and local governments, and civil organizations

Recommendations for an integrated Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) System with national and local governments In August, ICLEI South America and the government of the State […]