26.02.2014

City-Business dialogue at Global Town Hall @ Metropolitan Solutions 2014

The Global Town Hall newsletter is now out! Click here. Check out the January update of the Global Town Hall informational brochure. After the success of the Global Town Hall @ Metropolitan Solutions 2013, urban planners and local decision makers will have the chance this year as well to engage in a dialogue with the business community. On 7-11 April 2014, they will meet in Hannover, Germany,  in order to develop future solutions...


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24.02.2014

Analyze the housing industry at the 5th Annual Affordable Housing Projects

Endorsed by ICLEI Asia, the 5th Annual Affordable Housing Projects that will be held in Singapore on 2-4 April 2014 will help the attendees examine the critical issues facing the housing industry, explore how the housing sector can grow in the context of an economic crisis and how to deliver more with less, thereby taking advantage of the unprecedented opportunities in this sector. Tailor-make your own programme by selecting from any of...


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11.12.2013

Exploring the promising outcomes of the SUS programme

Participants from seven cities, namely, Guntur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Malvan, Kochi (India), Rajshahi (Bangladesh) and Thimphu (Bhutan) were felicitated at the final international workshop of the Supporting Urban Sustainability programme (SUS) which was held in Ahmedabad, India, from 10th -12th December, 2013. The participating cities and the three core organizations - Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development...


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28.11.2013

Warsaw lays down the path for engaging local and subnational governments in Paris 2015 outcomes

At the recently concluded UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw (COP19/CMP9), countries have decided to advance the engagement of local governments in the global climate regime. The decisions include (1) facilitating the exchange of experiences and best practices between cities and Subnational authorities in identifying and implementing opportunities to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change,...


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27.11.2013

ICLEI at COP 19/CMP9 - Latest News

Latest News from COP 19/CMP9: ICLEI Mayors discuss with Ban Ki-Moon and ministers multi-level cimate actions and support. UN Climate Talks go local: First ever "Cities Day" to raise the bar of climate ambition through local action.  To find out more about ICLEI's active involvement in the first week of COP 19, click here. “National governments alone cannot tackle all corners of climate action, that’s why cities...


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01.11.2013

AsianCitiesAdapt Learning Exchange in Cochin big success!

The Main Outcomes of the event are now available! Click here to download the document.  'This conference helped make policy-makers and bureaucrats aware about environmental threats to people. Let us all work together towards making our cities more resilient through a cooperation between science and governance.' These were the final words of Mayor Tony Chammany, at the end the AsianCitiesAdapt: Learning Exchange that took place in...


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29.10.2013

ICLEI puts cities on stage at the 6th EuroIndia Summit on “Greening Cities” in Hyderabad

The Indian cities of Panaji, Ichalkaranji, Kishangarh and Jaisalmer attended, as part of ICLEI South Asia’s delegation, the 6th EuroIndia Summit on “Greening Cities”, held in Hyderabad on 21-22nd October 2013. Organized by EuroIndia in collaboration with the European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC), the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), supported by the Indian Ministry of Urban Development and with ICLEI as the Principal Supporter,...


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