ICLEI has released “Our next steps towards a sustainable urban world”, a communiqué to the local, subnational, national and global community ahead of Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito.
In less than a month, nations will gather in Quito, Ecuador to adopt the New Urban Agenda at Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito. ICLEI will be on the ground in Quito with a full agenda throughout the conference.
African cities, towns and regions met in Cotonou, Benin to chart a path local and subnational government contributions to implementation of the international agenda on climate change.
A total of 27 cities in Argentina committed to the Compact of Mayors in September, joining Buenos Aires, the capital, and a number of other Argentinian cities already committed to the Compact, a coalition of 550 cities around the world committed to mitigating and building their resilience to the effects of climate change.
The Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement demonstrates that sustainable procurement has a critical role in local steps towards global climate ambitions.
When a delegation of the city of Växjö, Sweden, visited Shimokawa, they were positively impressed by the advanced citizen engagement and immediately sat down with their Japanese counterparts to learn more. In a nutshell, this is the lesson of the World Cities Third Country Cooperation project and the reason why city-to-city cooperation is a powerful tool for local leaders and civil servants to exchange and confront good practices, discuss...