Archived news from ICLEI Africa

03.06.2019

Unlocking discussions around urban natural assets through interactive workshops

In order to break away from the traditional workshop format whereby attendees just share their individual points, the Urban Natural Assets for Africa: Coasts for Life (UNA Coasts) project team adopted a much more innovative and interactive approach to a workshop in the City of Quelimane that not only stimulated creativity through collaborative working, but also unearthed valuable discussions and insights into the cities coastal ecosystems. The...


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03.04.2019

ICLEI Africa steps up tangible support to build resilience of cities and towns affected by Cyclone Idai

Today, as cities and towns in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, are still reeling from the effects of Cyclone Idai, ICLEI Africa launched an initiative which mobilises existing and new resources to provide tangible long-term support to build the resilience of those cities and towns most affected by the devastation left behind by the cyclone.


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25.03.2019

Africa Climate Week: A call for urgent climate action by local governments

What is the next step required for African cities and subnational governments to accelerate climate action? Africa Climate Week, held from 18 to 22 March in Accra (Ghana), brought together a diverse range of stakeholders from the continent to answer this question ahead of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit in September 2019.


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07.03.2019

City of Tshwane announces new energy efficiency actions to aid carbon neutrality by 2050

New Policies for Net-Zero Buildings and Efficiency Retrofits Reaffirm City’s Commitment to Building Efficiency Accelerator


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01.03.2019

Strengthened collaboration for subnational action on sustainable development

UCLG Africa and ICLEI Africa announce a new strategic partnership


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07.12.2018

Latest AfriAlliance newsletter available now

  Check out the latest newsletter from the AfriAlliance project here. The AfriAlliance project aims to support the existing networks in identifying social innovation and technological solutions for key water and climate change challenges. This newsletter proudly announces the next set of 5 AfriAlliance Action Groups that were launched following a competitive call earlier this year and highlights a number of key knowledge brokerage events...


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06.12.2018

Sharing lessons and experiences on Sustainable Public Procurement

Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) is growing in prominence globally as a tool to achieve sustainable development and take climate action, especially now with the global commitment of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12: Sustainable Consumption and Production. As more local governments, in particular, start implementing SPP, there is significant benefit to be gained from sharing experiences and learning from one another, even if located in...


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