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Why join ICLEI?

Take the next step towards a sustainable future by becoming an ICLEI Member.

What it means to be an ICLEI Member

ICLEI Members are at the heart of our network. They steer the direction of our work, shape our strategy and play a central role in our governance structure. All our Members are fully committed to sustainable urban development.


Benefits of joining ICLEI

1. Get Connected

Joining ICLEI means connecting to more than 2500 local and regional governments as well as technical experts and a diversity community of partners worldwide. ICLEI Members actively engage with their peers through conferences, workshops, webinars and online platforms and take advantage of our connections with businesses, financial institutions and other implementation partners that help strengthen innovation and resourcing. Learn more about becoming a Member.

2. Get Informed

ICLEI Members have access to the latest information and ideas that shape the sustainability landscape. We deliver up-to-date information on global advocacy processes, technical advancements and local sustainability leadership. Our products provide informative snapshots and thorough analyses that keep Members on the pulse of thematic and crosscutting sustainability issues.

3. Get Resources

ICLEI offers Members a vital combination of methodologies, tools, knowledge and skills that support local projects at all stages of planning and implementation. By working with the multidisciplinary ICLEI Network, Members are well equipped to develop and implement integrated solutions that advance their sustainability goals.

4. Get Involved

ICLEI Members have ample opportunity to influence our global agenda. By joining ICLEI, Members are eligible to vote and take part in our network-wide governing body. ICLEI also invite Members to speak at high level events to advance the interests of local and subnational governments on the global stage.

5. Get Featured

ICLEI Members are the core of our network and are the drivers of global change. Through our wide-reaching global communication channels, we aim to show this to the rest of the world. Our global communications use a variety of digital and print media to showcase the work of our Members, who also have preferential access to speaking slots at ICLEI events across the world.

Rates and fees

ICLEI Members contribute with an annual fee, based on:

  • Type of organization – whether local government, regional government or association
  • Gross National Income or Gross National Product per capita – consult the list
  • Population


Download the membership application form to join or contact us at

ICLEI membership application
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European Secretariat
Leopoldring 3
79098 Freiburg, Germany
Brussels Office
Av. de Tervuren 35
1040 Bruxelles
Berlin Office
St. Oberholz ROS Team Room 4.02
Rosenthaler Str. 72a
10119 Berlin,
Africa secretariat
Physical address:
3 Knowledge Park
Century City
Cape Town
South Africa
Postal address:
PO Box 5319
South Africa
north america
Canada Office
401 Richmond St. W
Studio 204
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 3A8, Canada
Québec Office
Montréal City Hall
275 Notre-Dame St E
QC H2Y 1C6
British Columbia Office
Victoria City Hall
1 Centennial Square
BC V8W 1P6
USA Office
1536 Wynkoop St.
Suite 901
Denver, Colorado
USA 80202
Mexico, Central American and Caribbean Secretariat
Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 13
Building Miguel Abed, Floor 5 Of. 506 and 507,
Col. Centro, CP 06050 Del.
Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Mexico
South America
South American Secretariat
Rua Marquês de Itu 70, 14° andar.
São Paulo, SP, Brasil
CEP 01223-000
Colombia Office
Carrera 53 N° 40A - 31, Medellín, Antioquia – Colombia
ICLEI Argentina
Boulevard Gálvez, 1150 Planta Alta.
Rosário, Santa Fé, Argentina.
South Asia
South Asia Secretariat
C-3, Lower Ground Floor Green Park Extension New Delhi - 110016, India
Southern Center
Door No. 6-3-596/47/2
Sri Venkata Ramana Colony
Hyderabad 500 004
Andhra Pradesh
East Asia
East Asia Secretariat
14/F, Seoul Global Center Building, 38 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea (110-110)
Japan Office
1-14-2 Nishi-Shimbashi,
Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
Kaohsiung Capacity Center
4F. No.436, Daye N. Rd.
Xiaogang Dist.
Kaohsiung City 812
Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Korea Office
(16429) 3F, Suwon Research Institute,
126, Suin-ro, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon-si,
Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea
Beijing Office
B1010 Xiaoyun Center, No. 15
Beijing 100125,
southeast asia
Southeast Asia Secretariat
c/o The Manila Observatory Ateneo de Manila University Campus Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1101 Manila, Philippines
ICLEI Indonesia Project Office
Rasuna Office Park III WO. 06-09 Komplek Rasuna Epicentrum Jl. Taman Rasuna Selatan, Kuningan DKI Jakarta, 12960, Indonesia
Oceania Secretariat
Level 1, 200 Little Collins Street Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
ICLEI World Congress 2018
Associate Partnership