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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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 support the City of Johannesburg secure, promote, enhance and protect natural systems and build resilience towards environmental sustainability for human wellbeing and economic prosperity.
We enable cities, towns and municipalities to co-produce and implement disaster risk reduction strategies at the local level.
We provide city-regions with nature-based solutions for urban challenges in the Global South and integrate these into city planning and draft Local Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans.