South Africa’s just transition to an inclusive, prosperous, climate resilient and low carbon economy is well under way. The Just Transition Framework emphasises that “major economic, social, and environmental decisions required for a just transition require social partners to forge a consensus around the transition.” (Presidential Climate Commission, 2022: 25) ICLEI Africa is supporting the … Continued

Three South African cities are in the running for WWF’s One Planet City Challenge national title. Three South African cities are vying for the prestigious title of WWF’s One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) national winner, showcasing the strong leadership being portrayed by South African cities in the fight against climate change. Since its inception in … Continued

International Day of Zero Waste, observed on March 30th, highlights the importance of changing our consumption and production behaviours towards sustainable waste management practices. This day sheds light on the critical environmental challenges stemming from current waste production patterns.

Following a call for applications by ICLEI Africa for the Enabling African Cities for Transformative Energy Access’ (ENACT) project, implemented in collaboration with Energy 4 Impact – Mercy Corps,  a consortium has been appointed to carry out clean cooking interventions in  Kisenyi informal settlement (and its surrounding areas) in Kampala, Uganda. The consortium is led … Continued

A cohort of ICLEI Africa’s cutting-edge new resilience projects will deliver tangible outcomes in the coming year. Together, they will strengthen urban resilience in African cities, increasing preparedness and alleviating disasters, tackling climate shifts, and aiming to secure vital climate finance. In response to the urgent challenges posed by climate change and its devastating impacts, … Continued

Back to main COP28 page arrow_back Our cities and regions across the continent are gearing up to make their voices heard loud and clear at COP28, through a range of interventions, stressing the urgent need to scale up a rigorous all-of-economy, all-of-society approach which leads to urgent and significant climate action this decade. This year, … Continued

Back to main COP28 page arrow_back Our cities and regions across the continent are gearing up to make their voices heard loud and clear at COP28, through a range of interventions, stressing the urgent need to scale up a rigorous all-of-economy, all-of-society approach which leads to urgent and significant climate action this decade. This year, … Continued

Back to main COP28 page arrow_back Our cities and regions across the continent are gearing up to make their voices heard loud and clear at COP28, through a range of interventions, stressing the urgent need to scale up a rigorous all-of-economy, all-of-society approach which leads to urgent and significant climate action this decade. This year, … Continued