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Nakuru County in Kenya leading the way for local climate action
 

Nakuru County in Kenya leading the way for local climate action Nakuru County, Kenya’s fourth most populous, is one of the front runners in addressing climate change and is taking action through ...

Nakuru County in Kenya leading the way for local climate action

Integrating urban natural assets into city planning and decision-making in African cities: A new handbook series
 

Integrating urban natural assets into city planning and decision-making in African cities: A new handbook series We are proud to announce the launch of our new handbook series: The Value of Urban...

Integrating urban natural assets into city planning and decision-making in African cities: A new handbook series

ICLEI Africa is agile and our virtual doors are open!
 

ICLEI Africa is agile and our virtual doors are open! An open letter from our Regional Director, Kobie Brand ...

ICLEI Africa is agile and our virtual doors are open!

Equipping coastal African cities with the tools they really need for climate change planning
 

Equipping coastal African cities with the tools they really need for climate change planning When 10 African cities met in Cape Town to learn about climate change adaptation action planning and c...

Equipping coastal African cities with the tools they really need for climate change planning

Using reflection to transition from problems to solutions in four African cities
 

Using reflection to transition from problems to solutions in four African cities  When technical specialists and city officials from Uganda and Malawi’s fo...

Using reflection to transition from problems to solutions in four African cities 

Mayor Sefiani takes on ICLEI advisory role and commits to a sustainable Chefchaouen by 2030
 

Mayor Sefiani takes on ICLEI advisory role and commits to a sustainable Chefchaouen by 2030 Mayor Mohamed Sefiani of Chefchaouen in Morocco has been electe...

Mayor Sefiani takes on ICLEI advisory role and commits to a sustainable Chefchaouen by 2030

New study reveals that African leaders are ready to take climate action
 

New study reveals that African leaders are ready to take climate action How bad is climate change really? How will it impact my city? How will it impact me...

New study reveals that African leaders are ready to take climate action

Welcome to ICLEI Africa

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 1,750 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 100+ 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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ICLEI Africa is agile and our virtual doors are open!

ICLEI Africa is agile and our virtual doors are open!

ICLEI Africa is agile and our virtual doors are open! An open letter from our Regional Director, Kobie Brand The COVID-19 pandemic is placing huge strain on our communities, our governments, our healthcare systems and our economies. Especially during this time, many...

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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.