Archived news from ICLEI Africa

22.09.2013

Arusha overhauls its transport system

The City of Arusha in northern Tanzania not only has a large and growing urban population, but increasingly has an international role, as the host city of the East African Community (EAC) and the International Tribunal for Rwanda.


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17.09.2013

High-level leaders to discuss financing climate change solutions at World Mayors Summit

Under the patronage of François Hollande, President of the Republic of France and with the support of the French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, over 100 mayors from 30 countries will convene in Nantes (France) from 27 – 28 September 2013 to take part in the World Mayors Summit on Climate Change.


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08.09.2013

Statement from ICLEI BiodiverCities Advisory Committee on aligning biodiversity and climate change in local and subnational governments, towards UNFCCC COP 21

Based on discussions at the 5th ICLEI BiodiverCities Advisory Committee meeting, the themes emerging from the 2013 International BiodiverCities Conference, and the 2013 International Local Action for Biodiversity (LAB) Workshop, in Joondalup, Australia.


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07.09.2013

Ecomobility 2013 leaves sustainable promise

Giving public spaces back to citizens and providing them with green, active and integrated ecomobile transport options are the main message drawn at the EcoMobility 2013 Suwon Congress.


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05.09.2013

South African Urban-LEDS National Project Advisory Group meets for the first time

The first National Project Advisory Group (PAG) meeting in South Africa took place recently, providing an opportunity for expert stakeholders from across South Africa to hear about project progress and provide advice for effective further implementation.


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03.09.2013

C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards

On 4 September C40 and Siemens announced ten winners of the City Climate Leadership Awards. 29 cities were nominated as finalists, including two ICLEI Africa member cities, Johannesburg and Lagos, both of whom will be showcasing their pioneering activities at the LOCS 2013 event to be held in Dar es Salaam.


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06.08.2013

South African cities challenged to lead the world on climate change

WWF-SA and ICLEI Africa have officially launched the 2013-14 Earth Hour City Challenge in South Africa.


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