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21.02.2018

Watershed ruling for Cape Town’s rivers, floodplains and wetlands

The Western Cape High Court’s judgment in the Disa River case can be described as a watershed ruling for the preservation of Cape Town’s rivers, floodplains, and wetlands. The court has ordered the developer of the Hout Bay Beach Club to remove the soil, general rubble, and fill that was placed within the floodplain of the Disa River within 45 days. Read more below:


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19.02.2018

A warm welcome to our newest member

ICLEI Africa is proud to welcome its newest member, Cape Winelands District Municipality. Cape Winelands is a prominent South African district located in the Cape Floristic Region, the smallest of the six recognised floral kingdoms of the world, as well as one of the most fragile.


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13.02.2018

KwaDukuza Mayor joins the World Urban Forum in Malaysia on 07 – 11 Feb 2018

KwaDukuza Mayor Ricardo Mthembu today joins the ninth session of the World Urban Forum that is hosted in Malaysia for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and to mobilise resources for the implementation of our Low Carbon Emission and City Development Strategy, billed to address Climate Change and promote low carbon emissions here at home. Mayor Mthembu together with the Municipal Executive Director for Economic Development and Planning,...


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31.01.2018

Cape Town: A city learning to live with drought

Water is, and will continue to be, the defining resource in our urban future. Water is pivotal to our development and is the lifeblood that sustains our cities and regions.


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29.01.2018

Upcoming call for AfriAlliance Action Groups

As AfriAlliance investigates the reasons for knowledge fragmentation across Africa and between Africa and the EU, important knowledge co-creation aspects are emphasised. The successful interaction among relevant stakeholders from both Africa and Europe, in water management is of principal importance when trying to generate, increase and exchange knowledge and innovation that addresses the demands for solutions that have noticeable and high...


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26.01.2018

Call for Proposals: Review of opportunities for public/private partnership engagement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Please see attached a Terms of Reference for the potential for appointment as a service provider in Addis Ababa. We would love to hear from you. If you have any queries or questions please don't hesitate to contact me. The closing date for submission is 14:00 (SAST) on 31 January 2018.


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01.12.2017

Cities in the spotlight at COP23

ICLEI, as the focal point for the Local Governments and Municipal Authorities (LGMA) constituency at the climate change COPs, always plays a significant role in promoting the important work that cities are doing to contribute to the amelioration of climate change, and COP23 was no different. COP23 took place from 6-17 November this year in Bonn, Germany, hosted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and...


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