Archived news from ICLEI Africa

13.02.2013

Africa's united position

Representatives of 40 African States are gathered for the 4th Africa Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction to discuss Africa’s position on a new global framework for disaster risk reduction amidst continuing concern over the ravages of climate change, drought, floods, heat-waves, wildfires and other natural hazards.


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24.01.2013

New local governance survey

The United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies in collaboration with ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is now launching an online survey of “Local Governance on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”.


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14.01.2013

ICLEI welcomes new SG – Gino Van Begin

Gino Van Begin succeeds Konrad Otto-Zimmermann as ICLEI Secretary General from 1 January 2013.


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19.12.2012

Cape Town tops Africa's beach list

At this year’s 19th World Travel Awards the City of Cape Town hauled in eight prestigious Blue Flag Awards, and was voted Africa’s best beach destination.


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13.12.2012

ICLEI at COP18: Cities hold the key to Doha Climate Gateway

The UN Climate Change Summit ended in Doha last Saturday after negotiators agreed to the Doha Climate Gateway - a deal that extends the Kyoto Protocol for eight more years, introduces new principles on compensation of loss and damage.


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13.12.2012

Durban finally reaches COP17 deal

Governments, including 38 industrialised countries, have agreed to a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol from January 2013.


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09.12.2012

Would you like to learn more on Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management?

The SSWM Toolbox (www.sswm.info) is an open-source capacity development tool for the local level, linking water management, sanitation and agriculture.


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