Freiburg’s Cycling Concept 2020

The city of Freiburg in Germany will be attending the ICLEI World Congress 2015 in Seoul. Among the many great initiatives they have to share, one really stands out: their “Cycling Concept 2020” project. Cycling Concept 2020, launched in 2011 as part of a new transport plan, is hoping to ensure that by 2020, over 

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Bristol’s Ambitions

ICLEI Member Bristol will participate in the ICLEI World Congress 2015 in Seoul. We look forward to having them there and to learning from them. It’s a big year for Bristol! They became the first European Green Capital from the UK, and they have some fantastic ambitions. Here’s a bit more about them… Background Bristol 

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Cities will lead the fight against climate change at the ICLEI World Congress 2015

Over the last 15-20 years, national governments have been struggling to reach a consensus on the action that is required to limit catastrophic global warming. Yet outside of the high-level conferences, there is hope and progress. All over the world, cities and local governments have been developing and implementing revolutionary practices to mitigate and adapt 

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Improving Collaboration between Cities and Businesses

Urban Sustainability needs City-Business Cooperation The impetus for sustainable development generally comes from local governments: they are the drivers of sustainability in cities and advocates of citizens’ needs. However, there are limits to what city leaders can achieve on their own. Many urban systems, including those of food, energy, waste, water and transportation, are partly 

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What are your #CitySolutions?

In April of this year, we’ll be holding the ICLEI World Congress 2015 in Seoul. The title of this year’s Congress is “Sustainable Solutions for an Urban Future”. Global leaders on urban sustainability will take part in plenaries, debates, mobile workshops and trainings, with a view to elaborating the solutions that we all need. They’ll 

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Video: Gino Van Begin presents the ICLEI World Congress 2015!

In this video our Secretary General tells you everything you need to know about next year’s landmark World Congress. For more information on the ICLEI World Congress 2015 and on how to register, please visit the website (www.worldcongress2015.iclei.org).