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...



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...


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