A workshop on Re-thinking urban upgrading: The Urban NEXUS approach to promote green and inclusive settlements was held 21-23 June 2016 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.
The City of Joburg takes a stand against obesity and unhealthy lifefstyles by joining forces with Magic Melts and Green Enviro Management Systems to launch a new low-cost health bread, made from mango flour and orange leaves.
First call for AfriAlliance Action Groups
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...
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.
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.