1) The venue: Bangkok, Thailand In the past five years, the Resilient Cities congress has drawn hundreds of participants in Bonn, Germany. This year, we are building on the success of the congress and bringing it to one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia – Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok is home to many local and
With the COP20 on the horizon, we have put together a photostory of the projects and innovations implemented by ICLEI member cities around the globe from 1991 to 2013. To read more about these projects and others, visit the case studies section of our website. Yearning for another blast through ICLEI’s past? Visualize
Yielding major announcements from a number of state dignitaries, the published narrative at the UN Climate Summit 2014 was diverse, with the immediacy for climate action taking precedence. The following is a list of selected articles, highlighting announcements and commitments made at the Summit with ICLEI´s involvement. This includes particularly – The Compact of Mayors
At the Climate Summit 2014, world Mayors marched the streets of New York and unveiled new initiatives that will catalyze climate action globally. These initiatives – including the historic Compact of Mayors – show the solidarity, leadership and commitment of cities to fight climate change at full speed. “The Climate Summit 2014 marks a new peak
Recife is an Urban-LEDS city. To learn more about the Urban-LEDS project, please visit the website.
Bogor is an Urban-LEDS city. To learn more about the Urban-LEDS project, please visit the website.
City leaders around the world are driving real action on climate change and sustainable development–but they can’t do it alone. By Gino Van Begin, Secretary General, ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability, and Peter Bakker, President & CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Advanced technology and innovation are urgently needed to ensure sustainable urban development. Energy-efficient