CHANGING CITIES webinar series

The third Tuesday of every month from 14:00 to 15:30 CAT

20 April 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Building climate resilient cities through improved multi-level governance

How can multi-level governance enable climate resilient development? Case studies from four African cities.

18 May 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

African cities acting for nature

How are cities in Africa responding to the urgent call by Antonio Gueterres, UN Secretary General, to reconcile with nature and to show ambition, stop the assault on our planet, and do what we need to do to guarantee the future of next generations?

15 June 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Where the two meet: lessons from the planned and unplanned city

How can we better support service delivery in the face of rapid urbanisation and emerging informal economies?

6 July 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Climate research and evidence for development

How transformative capacities can shape sustainable futures. This webinar showcases ICLEI Africa’s work linked to developing demand responsive evidence, innovation and capacity to enable developing country governments and communities better address climate change challenges and opportunities and develop more effective disaster risk management and recovery

20 July 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Sustainable food cultures: how our appetites can transform our cities

We are what we eat, and so are our cities: how we make, share and consume our food has the potential to positively shape urban food systems.

17 August 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Financing the Decade of Action: progress in African cities

Never before has it been more important for finance to be used as a tool for unlocking transformative sustainability action in African cities. 

7 September 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Tangible action

How local demonstration projects catalyze scaled climate action; How do you implement on-the-ground projects that are scalable, replicable and can leverage additional finance? Join ICLEI Africa to learn from the Urban-LEDS pilot cities

21 September 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Future-proofing urban mobility: exploring routes to resilience

How can cities approach building resilience into their mobility systems to ensure that these remain affordable, accessible and convenient, in the face of mounting challenges and crises?

19 October 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Planning for whom? Towards inclusionary planning paradigms in African cities

How can urban planning in African cities be more equitable, participatory, and responsive to the constantly changing needs and realities of our cities and people?

16 November 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CAT

Local protected areas and green spaces helping to reconnect people and nature for improved health and wellbeing

How can African cities use local protected areas and green urban spaces to improve the health and wellbeing of urban communities and address issues of safety, access and equity?

Topics and dates may change at any time.

Past ICLEI Africa webinars

Lessons from past and present crises 

Systems approaches to food & nutrition security and resilience: Lessons from Cape Town and Kumasi