ICLEI is engaged in hundreds of activities in more than 3,500 cities, towns and regions worldwide.

In Africa, our projects and activities, guided by the five interconnected pathways, are designed to facilitate intergrated sustainable urban development.


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We, together with various partners, are jointly delivering activities under the SESA project, which aims at providing energy access technologies and business models that are easily replicable and generate local opportunities for economic development and social cohesion in selected sites in nine African countries.
We support the mitigation of climate change impacts through the development of an enabling regulatory and financial environment to accelerate the transition to e-mobility through the deployment of electric motorcycles and buses in Rwanda.
Our work facilitated defining the challenges and designing remedial Strategic Responses with the CoJ and its stakeholders. The strategy provides the CoJ and its stakeholders with an actionable roadmap to improve their water security and enable their transition to a water secure city by 2040.
The OPCC is a friendly, international challenge that celebrates national and global frontrunners responding to the climate change crisis. We aim to highlight diverse challenges and solutions for cities in different parts of the world, while identifying options for networking and collaboration between cities and other stakeholders.
We address the resource and capacity gap of intermediary cities in applying for financing of renewable energy embedded generation projects.