ACCESSanitation final conference accelerates sustainable sanitation in Indian and Philippine cities

Representatives from project cities as well as other interested Urban Local Bodies, from the Ministry of Urban Development, the European Commission and  technical institutions – they all came to the same conclusion: while local governments are crucial actors when it comes to sanitation provision, they need support from regional and national  governments, in terms of policy guidance, financial support and institutional capacity, to be...



Conversation on Future Cities with Sir David King

The British High Commissioner Residence provided, on 30 April 2013, the perfect setting for an inspiring Conversation with Sir David King on the issue of ‘Future Cities’, as part of the Chevening Lectures series. The discussion, that was hosted by the British High Commission and co-organized by ICLEI South Asia, attracted a diverse group of leaders from business, international and development agencies, research institutions and NGOs based in...



Clean technologies and low carbon cities discussed in Delhi

The productive discussions at the workshop that took place on 18 April 2013, as part of the project “Integrating Urban Climate Guidelines through Clean Technologies (RE & EE) at the State and City Level to build sustainable low carbon cities”, initiated by ICLEI South Asia with the support of the British High Commission (BHC), provided great input to the finalization of the “State level urban low carbon policy notes” for Rajasthan &...



Global Town Hall @ Metropolitan Solutions

A paramount platform for city-industry dialogues, the Global Town Hall® was organized at the Hannover Messe in Germany on 8-12 April 2013 as a response to cities’ growing needs for low carbon, low-risk, eco-friendly, durable and economical infrastructure solutions. Opting to invest about USD 1.8 million in low-carbon, low-risk and sustainable development, SuperCities – a group of fast-growing and ambitious cities with over one million...



Durban Adaptation Charter Implementation Guidance Workshop in Durban

eThekwini Municipality, as the current Secretariat of the Durban Adaptation Charter, hosted an Implementation Guidance Workshop (DAC IGW) from 20 – 23 March 2013 in Durban, South Africa. This event was funded by USAID, through the ICMA and CityLinks program and organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability –Africa. The workshop aimed to assemble a collection of global adaptation thought leaders and elected...




11th International conference and Exhibition on "Good Urban Governance for Safe, Healthy, Green, Inclusive and Smart Cities" 13-15 March, 2013  India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR ICLEI South Asia was one of the supporting organizations of the event, which brought together different organizations, agencies, city and state governments, and companies to exhibit their journey towards sustainability.  In...



Seminar: Financing climate resilience in India

A joint seminar on Climate Resilient Action: Accelerating Urban Investments and Finance in India will be held on 11 December 2012 in Coimbatore. The seminar is jointly organized by the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), Rockefeller Foundation and ICLEI in close collaboration with Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation.


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