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 Low Emissions 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 30, 2020

Lived experience shapes climate research: Using community insight to understand hazards, risks, and disaster implications in Rwanda

Communities can play a big role in identifying local hazards and understanding the implications these hazards have for their cities. The climate risk and vulnerability assessments […]
June 12, 2020

ICLEI SEAS assists Lao cities in conducting GHG Emissions Inventories and Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessments

Validation workshops were conducted to verify initial findings of the GHG Emissions Inventory and the Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) reports of two model cities […]
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 […]
June 8, 2020

Colombian cities, Tópaga and Envigado, selected as LEDS Lab pilot cities

The LEDS LAB initiative aims to help cities develop financeable projects with a clear climate approach. Topaga and Envigado’s projects both focus on greening public buildings. […]
June 2, 2020

KwaDukuza triumphs as the national WWF One Planet City Challenge winner

KwaDukuza (formerly known as Stanger), a local municipality in northern KwaZulu-Natal, was selected as the winner, beating seven other entries, four of which were major cities. […]
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 […]
May 22, 2020

Rajshahi and Narayanganj complete assessments of climate risks, vulnerabilities

Continuing their progress on climate resilience planning, the Urban-LEDS II model cities of Rajshahi and Narayanganj in Bangladesh have finished assessing their climate risks and vulnerabilities. […]
May 22, 2020

Balikpapan City prepares to be climate-proof

Following the results of the Climate Risk and Vulnerability assessment, several sub-districts of Balikpapan City will experience the impact of rising sea levels. Sub-districts Kariangau and […]
May 22, 2020

Thane commences pilot action to strengthen climate resilience

The frequency of high-intensity rainfall in the Urban-LEDS II model city of Thane, located close to the Arabian Sea in India, is increasing. A combination of […]
May 15, 2020

Balikpapan renews ICLEI Membership and aims for stronger initiatives on sustainable development

Balikpapan City declares its commitment to sustainable development with its ICLEI membership renewal. ICLEI is working closely with the city in the development and implementation of […]
May 15, 2020

Indonesian Local Governments support the new portal on integrated climate action reporting for low carbon development

ICLEI Indonesia,  in collaboration with the Association of Indonesia Municipalities (APEKSI), WWF Indonesia and Indonesian Renewable Energy Society (METI),  held the last Knowledge Management Forum (KMF) […]
May 12, 2020

Indonesian local governments demonstrate commitment to low emission development, explores renewable and energy conservation options

The second webinar of Knowledge Management Forum (KMF) on “Urgency and Synergy of Local Governments on Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilience” provides a venue for […]
May 4, 2020

Indonesian Local Governments exchange experiences on Low Carbon Development and Climate Resilience planning in webinar series

ICLEI Indonesia in collaboration with the Association of Indonesia Municipalities (APEKSI), WWF Indonesia and Indonesian Renewable Energy Society (METI) held a Knowledge Management Forum (KMF) webinar […]