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 28, 2019

Government And Partners Lay A Pathway For Sustainable Urban Development In Rwanda

Key Outcomes On Urban Resilience And Climate Change From 3rd National Urban Forum In Rwanda After two successful National Urban Forums (NUFs), the Third National Urban […]
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 […]
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. […]
December 18, 2018

Urgent needs for financial alternatives to accelerate LEDS in South America (in Spanish)

Ante la urgencia por la acción climática, las ciudades necesitan seguir trabajando para desbloquear la aceleración de estrategias de bajo carbono. En América del Sur, Proyecto […]
November 23, 2018

City-to-province dialogue in Indonesia calls for strengthened and synergistic climate action

Acknowledging the importance of strong coordination and cooperation among local governments towards achieving Indonesia’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), Yayasan ICLEI Indonesia and the Association of Indonesian Municipalities (APEKSI) […]
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 13, 2018

Rajkot City Won OPCC Award 2018, Urban LEDS II launched at WWF-India Event

ICLEI member and Urban LEDS model city Rajkot was felicitated with One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) award at the ‘Role of Cities in Addressing Climate Change’ […]
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 […]
October 9, 2018

9 South American local governments show their leadership in development at international event in Cali, Colombia (in Spanish)

Para presentar iniciativas sobre la aceleración de estrategias urbanas de bajas emisiones, finanzas y transporte urbano sostenible, ICLEI reúne a los actores interesados colombianos en Cali […]
September 24, 2018

Belo Horizonte receives international recognition via OPCC award for sustainability (in Portuguese)

The Municipality of Belo Horizonte received on Monday 24 September 2018, the national award of the One Planet Cities Challenge (OPCC) in Brazil. The city has again demonstrated […]
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 […]
July 25, 2018

Nagpur Municipal Corporation signs an MoU with ICLEI South Asia for implementation of the Urban-LEDS II Project

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) was signed on the 25th of July, 2018 for implementing Accelerating Climate Action Through the Promotion […]
July 10, 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 […]