Archived news from ICLEI Africa

04.07.2016

Moshi Municipality launches EHCC demonstration projects

Moshi Municipality in Tanzania launched its low-carbon demonstration projects as part of its second year undertaking the Earth Hour City Challenge.Their participation at the Tanzania pilot edition of Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015 saw Moshi Municipality report a total of 8 actions it taking towards sustainability. These span actions ranging from climate-friendly solutions to service delivery (e.g. school feeding, waste management, storm...


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29.06.2016

AfriAlliance project: Questionnaire

ICLEI Africa, as a partner in the newly launched AfriAlliance project, encourages cities to participate in the below online survey to inform the structure and design of the projects' working groups.


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23.06.2016

ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center attend RAMSAR Convention in Switzerland

ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability – Cities Biodiversity Center, attended the 52nd Meeting of the Standing Committee (SC52) of the RAMSAR Convention, which took place at the RAMSAR Secretariat Headquarters in Gland, Switzerland, during the week of 13th – 17th June 2016.


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07.06.2016

Mayor Ramokgopa's opening speech at 2nd African Capital Cities' Sustainability Forum

The City of Tshwane hosted the 2nd African Capital Cities' Sustainability Forum last 31 May 2016. Below is the opening speech by Executive Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa.


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07.06.2016

Save the Date for LOCS4Africa 2017: Water & Climate Congress

SAVE THE DATE: 20-23 March 2017 The Local Climate Solutions for Africa (LOCS4Africa) Congress series is Africa’s leading platform on local climate action for cities and other sub-national governments across the Continent.


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26.05.2016

Tshwane named SA’s Earth Hour Capital

The City of Tshwane has been selected as South Africa’s Earth Hour Capital for 2016 - and this for the second year running - in recognition of the city’s low carbon and sustainability initiatives. It is now one of thirteen cities vying for the Global Earth Hour Capital title, which will be awarded at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador this October. The Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) is a collaborative effort between WWF and ICLEI – Local...


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