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Learn with ICLEI Africa

Learn with ICLEI Africa is a platform for urban leaders and officials, researchers, development organisations and anyone with an interest in sustainable development to access a variety of learning experiences related to sustainability and resilience in African cities.

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Welcome to ICLEI Africa

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network working with more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 125+ countries, we influence sustainability policy and drive local action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development. Our Members and team of experts work together through peer exchange, partnerships and capacity building to create systemic change for urban sustainability.

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Highlights of Urban Africa in Action at COP27

Highlights of Urban Africa in Action at COP27

Highlights of Urban Africa in Action at COP27Climate change will undoubtedly present one of the most significant risks to Africa’s development objectives over the next decade and COP27 further highlighted this. African cities are already acting to combat climate...

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Opening Statement of the LGMA constituency at COP27

Opening Statement of the LGMA constituency at COP27

COP27 to mark the start of the multilevel action eraOpening Statement of the LGMA constituency at COP27"Mr. President, distinguished delegations, I am Kobie Brand, the Deputy Secretary of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and am delighted to deliver this...

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Circular African Cities Forum hosted in Cape Town

Circular African Cities Forum hosted in Cape Town

Circular African Cities Forum hosted in Cape TownLocal government officials from eight African cities came together with the ICLEI Africa team to share what circular development means for their jurisdictions.ICLEI Africa, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur...

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ICLEI  experts are on the ground, working alongside local governments to anticipate and respond to complex challenges, from urbanization and climate change to ecosystem degradation and inequity. We invest in the capacity and knowledge needed to design solutions to these challenges and make decisions informed by data, scientific evidence and local realities and pressures.