Durban Adaptation Charter welcomes 16 new signatories

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability’s first Asian-Pacific Resilient Cities Congress (2015) drew to a close today. The closing plenary was preceded by a special signing ceremony of the Durban Adaptation Charter, which remains a key tool for global efforts to implement climate change adaptation action. ICLEI is a founding partner of the DAC, and 

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New ACCCRN network launched!

Today the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) launched a member-based regional network of national, regional and local practitioners and institutions committed to helping cities withstand and recover from the projected impacts of climate change. ICLEI will bring cities to this network and help with capacity building, while Mercy Corps will head the network. Today more than 

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OECD and BMR launch new report on Green Growth in Bangkok

The OECD and Bangkok Metropolitan Region (BMR) launch the new report “Green Growth in Bangkok, Thailand”.  The report discusses policies and enables strategies for fostering green growth in Bangkok with a focus on urban climate change resilience. The report was the result of OECD’s policy study in Bangkok, under the project framework of “OECD Green 

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Five great things about the Resilient Cities Asia Pacific congress

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 

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7 Days to Lima: Local Climate Action through the Years

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 

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