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 19, 2019

Enhancing the multi-level governance on LEDS in Lao PDR

In preparation for the implementation of the Urban-LEDS II project in Lao PDR, a Vertical Integration study was conducted to map out the institutional and policy […]
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 […]
November 18, 2018

Bangladesh hosts Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogue

ICLEI South Asia and International Center for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) jointly organised the Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogues for Bangladesh on 18th November during […]
November 7, 2018

Stakeholders Gather for the First Talanoa Dialogue in India

The one-day workshop brought together stakeholders from governments, academia, international community, private sector and civil society with an aim to strengthen aspects of multi-level governance to […]
September 13, 2018

Indonesian cities call for multi-level governance in addressing climate change

Acknowledging the importance of ramping up actions towards achieving Indonesia’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), the Association of Indonesian Municipalities (APEKSI) and Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia organized a […]
August 28, 2018

ICLEI South Asia team initiates the Urban-LEDS II project in Bangladesh

ICLEI South Asia is implementing the Urban-LEDS II project in India and Bangladesh, in partnership with UN-HABITAT. Several cities in Bangladesh expressed their interest in implementing […]
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). […]
June 26, 2018

National workshop debates alternatives to implement LEDS in Brazilian cities

National event, held in Brasilia in Brazil marked the beginning of the second phase of the Urban Low Emissions Development Strategies (Urban-LEDS II) project in the […]
May 28, 2018

Balikpapan hosts ASEAN meeting on Environmentally Sustainable Cities

Urban-LEDS model city in Indonesia, Balikpapan hosted the 16th meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC) last […]
May 15, 2018

Bogor, Balikpapan push for dialogues on low emission development

Urban-LEDS model Cities, Bogor and Balikpapan emphasized the need for multi-level governance dialogues on how local governments can contribute to achieving Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emission (GHG) […]
April 16, 2018

ICLEI launches country office and Urban-LEDS II project in Colombia

Due to the regional relevance of Colombia in sustainable development, by supporting the implementation of projects and other initiative, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability launched […]
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 […]
March 20, 2018

First Urban-LEDS II scoping mission in Lao PDR completed

City representatives from Savannakhet and Pakse in Lao PDR as well as high level official from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MONRE) met with […]
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 […]