10.08.2017

Moscow Urban Forum

ICLEI was represented at the Moscow Urban Forum, which was held between 6th to 12th of July. A presentation entitled 'Ecology in Metropolises- Making cities sustainable & resilient: Initiatives of ICLEI' was given in a session on 'Ecology as a trend or a non-alterative reality of metropolises?’Over the past decades, the large scale replacement of natural ecosystems with built-up areas has put cities under increasing pressure in terms of...


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03.05.2017

Call for Application! ESD Okayama Award 2017

The Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Okayama Award 2017 is now open for entry. The Award is organized by Okayama City and the ESD Okayama Award Steering Board, and it rewards outstanding ESD practices in local communities around the world to showcase ESD and to support organizations carrying out ESD activities. To apply, send the filled-in application form, including supporting materials, via email to...


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10.04.2017

3rd Smart Cities India 2017

Developing citizen friendly and economically viable cities is an urban initiative by the Government of India. Cities are engines of economic growth, and it is anticipated that 40 percent of India’s population will live in cities by 2030. With the rapid rise in the proportion of people living in urban areas, there is an increasing requirement for sustainable cities. Recognizing smart cities as an important platform to drive progressive...


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24.03.2017

Scholarship Application: Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum 2017

Global Learning Forum 2017 is a solutions-focused dialogue on the transition to 100% renewable energy in cities. Leaders from local governments, the private sector, utilities, and the NGO and research communities will gather in Vancouver, British Columbia from May 17-19, 2017, to engage and learn.Local governments can now apply for an entrance-fee waiver to the Forum. ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS:In order to facilitate access to Global Learning Forum 2017...


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09.03.2017

Asia LEDS Partnership and SNI WG workshop on national and sub-national integration

The Asia LEDS Partnership (ALP) will organise a regional workshop in Bangkok along with Sub National Integration (SNI) Working Group, in June 2017. At the workshop, two representatives from each of the four chosen Asian Countries – one each from National and sub-national government – would present the status of multi-level governance in their respective country at the workshop.The workshop will also offer: • Training/Capacity building and...


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08.02.2017

ICLEI and IIED to organise a regional workshop under ACCCRN in Bangkok

The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network is bringing to a close the Translation and Scaling Up Project in South and South East Asia. ICLEI and International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) – two long-term partners in the project – are organising a regional workshop from February 28 to March 1, 2017, in Bangkok to analyze and compare the City Resilience Strategies that have been developed for the cities.The event will...


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08.02.2017

Asia LEDS Partnership releases new publications, gets new Steering Committee

The Asia LEDS Partnership has released a set of case studies and issue briefs in January 2017. These resource materials have been prepared after a few months of research and a few interviews with the resource persons. The Partnership is one of the three regional platforms of the LEDS Global Partnership and is funded by USAID LEAD Program.The case studies that have just been released include: NABARD Framework for Financing Mitigation Actions...


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