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Thabo Macpascal Thulare

Celebrating the life of our colleague and friend
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Our actions during this decade will define the cities and towns our children’s children call home. Let’s make them proud.

Ms Kobie Brand, Deputy Secretary General: ICLEI and Global Director: Cities Biodiversity Center
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Reimagining mobility in African cities
AfricanMobilityMonth 2020 campaign digest

Each year, ICLEI Africa convenes the AfricanMobilityMonth, a digital campaign to mobilize strong collective efforts for shifting to sustainable mobility in African cities. This digest shares reflections and mobility activation from the campaign.
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Meeting climate commitments. Transforming cities and nations.

How subnational and national governments can work together to achieve Nationally Determined Contributions and honour the Paris Agreement.
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Changing Cities webinar series

The third Tuesday of every month from 14:00 to 15:30 CAT
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Urban Natural Assets for Africa (UNA) Programme | Impact & lessons learnt

This cutting edge programme is designed to support the daily challenges that local governments in Africa experience around protecting and revitalising their urban natural assets.
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Climate reporting and action planning can help African cities leapfrog to low-emission, resilient futures

When cities see the requirements for robust climate reporting they may feel overwhelmed, but it opens the door to build a city that is future-ready. Here are some stories from Africa.
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ICLEI Africa supports local governments during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is placing huge strain on our communities, our governments, our healthcare systems and our economies. ICLEI Africa is committed to ramp up our efforts to support our cities and regions during this time.

Building resilience in African cities is more critical than ever as we move forward during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. These challenging and uncertain times are forcing us to discover and implement new and innovative ways of working, as good practices emerge and signify a new normal.
We are developing innovative ways to support our cities remotely and have so far introduced the following tools:

 

Visit our dedicated COVID-19 webpage or Twitter account for more.

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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Feature City Profile: Greening the Blue City of Chefchaouen

Feature City Profile: Greening the Blue City of Chefchaouen

FEATURE CITY PROFILEGreening the Blue City of ChefchaouenFeature City Profile: Greening the Blue City of ChefchaouenIn his role as a member of the ICLEI Africa Committee, Mayor Mohamed Sefiani of Chefchaouen is passionate about leading African cities to realise their...

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A new dawn for South Africa’s energy sector

A new dawn for South Africa’s energy sector

A new dawn for South Africa’s energy sector Empowering municipalities to finance embedded generation projects with ICLEI Africa’s UK PACT South Africa project. South Africa is one of the top 20 global emitters of greenhouse gasses (GHGs), with the energy sector...

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Meeting climate commitments. Transforming cities and nations

Meeting climate commitments. Transforming cities and nations

Meeting climate commitments. Transforming cities and nationsHow subnational and national governments can work together to achieve Nationally Determined Contributions and honour the Paris AgreementThe heart of the Paris Agreement: Understanding Nationally Determined...

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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.