Adaptation Futures 2018 and ICLEI World Congress 2018 connected through messages of collaboration

Over 1 000 scientists, practitioners, business leaders and policymakers from around the world met in Cape Town, South Africa, between 18 and 21 June 2018, to connect, learn and inspire at Adaptation Futures 2018. The aim of this 5th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference was to facilitate dialogues for solutions. This is the first time that the biennial conference has been held on African soil, and it successfully brought a...



High level group to guide and support Urban-LEDS II project in South Africa

The Urban-LEDS ll Summit held in Braamfontein, Johannesburg opened on 29 May 2018 with the inception meeting of the Urban-LEDS ll National Project Advisory Group (NPAG). This is a high-level group comprised of representatives from leaders in low emissions and climate resilient development in South Africa.The purpose of the National Project Advisory Group (NPAG) is to provide specific in-country advice and expertise to support the successful...



ICLEI Africa and SALGA sign Memorandum of Understanding

ICLEI - Local Government for Sustainability’s Africa Secretariat and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) formalised their partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 21 June 2018 at the ICLEI World Congress in Montreal, Canada.



ICLEI launches Urban-LEDS II project in Rwanda

The focus and approach of the project in Rwanda was successfully agreed after a day-long workshop held where valuable discussions took place between representatives from ICLEI Africa, UN Habitat and key stakeholders in Rwanda.



Premier of Gauteng Province, South Africa, addresses African city leaders

Yesterday, 6 June 2018, Premier David Makhura addressed the African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum (ACCSF), held in Tshwane, South Africa.



Mayor Manuel De Araújo declares ACCSF a Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogue

This morning, as we celebrated World Environment Day, Mayor Manuel De Araújo of Quelimane Municipality, Mozambique, in his capacity as Vice Chair of the ICLEI Africa Regional Executive Committee and Co-chair of the Resilience portfolio on the ICLEI Global Executive Committee, officially declared the proceedings of the African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum (ACCSF) as a Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogue. ICLEI will report this Talanoa...



Urban Low Emissions Development Strategy Project launches in Rwanda

The Ministry of Environment and Rwanda Environment Management Authority have hosted the launch of the Urban Low Emissions Development Strategy (Urban-LEDS II) Project. The project will contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in Rwanda by promoting and developing low carbon development strategies in selected cities and towns.



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