Archived news from ICLEI Africa

08.03.2018

​Mayor of Tshwane and ICLEI Africa Regional Director meet to discuss African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum

Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane and ICLEI Africa Regional & Global Executive Committee Member, Solly Msimanga, met with ICLEI Africa Regional Director, Kobie Brand, on 8 March to discuss the African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum (ACCSF). This regular pan-African event is hosted by the City of Tshwane, South Africa, and will take place this year from 5 to 7 June 2018. The Mayor and Regional Director discussed plans for ICLEI to...


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06.03.2018

ToR for institutional scoping and development of a framework for the localisation of the SDGs

ICLEI - LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR SUSTAINABILITY - AFRICA SECRETARIAT - Seeks to appoint a service provider to undertake an institutional scoping and development of a framework for the localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets and indicators


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22.02.2018

ICLEI Africa engages with 50 African cities on Disaster Risk Reduction

Disaster risk reduction is essential in African cities, not only to deal with real-time disasters, but also to proactively enact policies, plans and actions that reduce the impact of future disasters.


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21.02.2018

Watershed ruling for Cape Town’s rivers, floodplains and wetlands

The Western Cape High Court’s judgment in the Disa River case can be described as a watershed ruling for the preservation of Cape Town’s rivers, floodplains, and wetlands. The court has ordered the developer of the Hout Bay Beach Club to remove the soil, general rubble, and fill that was placed within the floodplain of the Disa River within 45 days. Read more below:


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19.02.2018

A warm welcome to our newest member

ICLEI Africa is proud to welcome its newest member, Cape Winelands District Municipality. Cape Winelands is a prominent South African district located in the Cape Floristic Region, the smallest of the six recognised floral kingdoms of the world, as well as one of the most fragile.


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13.02.2018

KwaDukuza Mayor joins the World Urban Forum in Malaysia on 07 – 11 Feb 2018

KwaDukuza Mayor Ricardo Mthembu today joins the ninth session of the World Urban Forum that is hosted in Malaysia for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and to mobilise resources for the implementation of our Low Carbon Emission and City Development Strategy, billed to address Climate Change and promote low carbon emissions here at home. Mayor Mthembu together with the Municipal Executive Director for Economic Development and Planning,...


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31.01.2018

Cape Town: A city learning to live with drought

Water is, and will continue to be, the defining resource in our urban future. Water is pivotal to our development and is the lifeblood that sustains our cities and regions.


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