Nature-based solutions can benefit urban spaces in many ways: Highlights from Urban Biodiversity workshop

International Union for Conservation of Nature, along with ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability South Asia, Leaders for Nature, INTACH, The Climate Reality Project and Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA), organised a two-day workshop to promote benefits of conserving biodiversity in urban areas like Delhi. While the first day of the event (June 16) was about deliberating the benefits of nature-based solutions and the need to...



A Workshop on Urban Biodiversity: An Opportunity to Promote Nature Based Solutions

IUCN, along with ICLEI and other organisations, is organising a workshop to highlight different issues of urban biodiversity and their association with pollution levels, water stress, urban heat islands, impact on local micro-climate as well as its association with health and well-being of citizens



Call for Application: ESD Okayama Award 2016

We encourage our Member cities to apply for the award that will reward outstanding Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) practices in local communities around the world to showcase and promote ESD and also to support the organizations carrying out ESD activities.The award is being conducted by Okayama City and ESD Okayama Award Steering Committee.Click here to view the application form For more details, visit here  Contact ESD...



Resilient Cities 2016 | July 6-8, Bonn, Germany

Resilient Cities - The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation – is the global platform for urban resilience and climate change adaptation – hosted in Bonn, Germany, every year. Resilient Cities Asia Pacific, recently concluded in Melaka, Malaysia, is an extension of the same. In 2010, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn, Germany launched Resilient Cities,...



2016 Guangzhou Award: Call for entries

We are pleased to invite all our members to participate in the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation, co-sponsored by the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the World Association of the Major Metropolises (Metropolis), and the City of Guangzhou. The Award aims to recognize innovation in improving social, economic and environmental sustainability in cities and regions and, in so doing, to advance the prosperity and life...



2nd Smart Cities India 2016 Expo to showcase smarter solutions for a better tomorrow

India's leading expo on making Indian cities smarter to feature Smart Cities Awards, Mayor’s Conclave, Smart Transport India, and 2nd Smart Villages



Asia LEDS Forum 2016: Financing Implementation of Priority Mitigation Actions

Hanoi, Vietnam | Last week of June, 2016The Asia LEDS Partnership will convene LEDS leaders from across Asia for three days of regional exchange and action planning on mobilizing finance to support countries in implementing priority mitigation actions – such as those included in the intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) submitted by nations before COP 21. The forum aims to help member countries better understand the level of...


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