Workshop and Scoping: Nature’s Benefits in Kochi

The workshop aims at understanding how to identify critical ecosystems for a city and how to evaluate the services being provided by the same.  The workshop is planned in a manner wherein the subject matter specialist will first explain the concept of ecosystem services to the participants, the type of ecosystem services and the methods used to evaluate them. This will be followed by hands-on group exercises palled where the participants...



India Smart Grid Week 2018

India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) is organising, with support from ICLEI South Asia and other organisations, the 4th Edition of India Smart Grid Week (ISGW 2018), international conference and exhibition on smart grids and smart cities. The event is scheduled from the 5th to 9th of March, 2018 at Manekshaw Center, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi.ISGW 2018 will bring together India’s leading electricity utilities, policy makers, regulators, investors and...



Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation in Urbanising India

A conference on 'Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation in Urbanising India' is being organised by Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) and ICLEI South Asia at National Agriculture Science Complex, Pusa, New Delhi on the 6th of March, 2018.This is a stakeholder engagement event to disseminate the insights on urbanisation in South Asia generated through the ESPA programme, which was funded by the UK Natural Environment Research...



Asia LEDS Forum and Asia-Pacific Forum 2017 - Save The Date

The dates of the Asia LEDS Forum 2017 - "Catalyzing Support for NDC Implementation in Asia" (5-6 December 2017) and the 3rd Asia-Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation - Resilient Cities Asia Pacific Congress 2017 (RCAP 2017) (7-8 December) are out. The event is to be organised in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The ALP Forum 2017 will showcase a multitude of tools, methodologies, implementation frameworks and success stories...



A Regional Conference on “Peri-Urban Ecosystems for Enhancing Urban Resilience”

A Regional Conference on “Peri-Urban Ecosystems for Enhancing Urban Resilience” is being organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia and Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG) on the 18th and 19th of September, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.  This is in collaboration with ACCCRN.NET, UNICEF India and School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi India with the support of the Rockefeller...



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...



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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