Archived news from ICLEI Africa

10.01.2014

Dr Didas Massaburi, Mayor of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, appointed to the board of UCLG

Mayor of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, ICLEI Member and recent host of the Local Climate Solutions for Africa (LOCS 2013) Congress, Dr Didas Massaburi was appointed board member of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) at the end of last year.


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13.01.2014

City rewarded for energy efficiency excellence

The City of Cape Town is proud to announce that its Electricity Savings Campaign was a joint winner in the Eskom eta Awards in the ‘Energy Efficiency Awareness’ category, demonstrating this administration’s commitment to building a sustainable and energy efficient city.


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08.01.2014

Warsaw COP highlights need for discussion of development, mitigation nexus

The recent Warsaw COP saw important but slow progress towards the goal of effective international climate mitigation policy under the UNFCCC.


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09.12.2013

ICLEI & GIZ launching pioneering work on Food-Water-Energy Nexus approaches to urban planning in the global south

Technological innovation has paved the way for initiatives that seek to address service delivery of basic needs at the local level. However implementation of these has uncovered challenges in long-term sustainability given the reality of competing needs against limited resources and capacity.


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04.12.2013

ICLEI Africa 2013 Report

The ICLEI Africa executive, management team and Africa Committee have undertaken to deliver an annual report reflecting the activities of projects; the successes of members leading on sustainability on the continent and the outlook to the following year.


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03.02.2014

C40 Summit being held in JHB

The 5th of February saw the beginning of the C40 summit held in ICLEI Member city of Johannesburg who will host Megacity leaders from around the world to discuss efficient and proven methods to deal to respond to and reduce the impacts of climate change.


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23.01.2014

2014 proving to be Africa’s ‘green’ year

This year proves to be a very green year in Africa, with the hosting of many top environmental events, from forums attracting international top figures to conferences that will tackle issues from energy to food.


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