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...



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...



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...



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...



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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