Press releases

18.06.2012

ICLEI World Congress: calling for a transition to a green, inclusive urban economy

Belo Horizonte/Brazil, 17 June 2012 – The time for a green urban economy has come. Cities are ready to seize all opportunities to drive transition towards a resilient and inclusive green urban economy that addresses poverty alleviation and environmental justice.


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16.06.2012

The sandwich approach: youth and experts prompt action beyond Rio+20

Belo Horizonte/Brazil, 16 June 2012 – With the urgency of global action bigger than ever, new alliances between young municipal leaders and seasoned sustainability experts are needed to prompt strong action beyond Rio+20. This was one of the key messages at the ICLEI World Congress 2012 held 14-17 June 2012.


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16.06.2012

New Report Highlights Raft of Inspiring Examples of TransformativeActions by Cities and Local Governments

Rio de Janeiro, 16 June 2012 – A raft of transformative and inspiring policies by cities and local governments, which can assist in creating a sustainable 21st century, were spotlighted in a new report released today by ICLEI – Local Government for Sustainability and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).


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14.06.2012

Cities act on sustainability: Korean city of Suwon offers preview of sustainable urban future

BELO HORIZONTE/ Brazil, 14 June 2012 – Suwon City in South Korea will not wait until global leaders agree on plans for a sustainable future. Its citizens will demonstrate a sustainable urban lifestyle in a neighborhood during a month-long EcoMobility Festival in September of next year, Mayor Tae-young Yeom announced at the opening of the ICLEI World Congress 2012 in Belo Horizonte today.


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12.06.2012

Cities act on sustainability: Korean city of Suwon offers preview of sustainable urban future

Suwon City in South Korea will not wait until global leaders agree on plans for a sustainable future


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07.06.2012

Rio+20 Global Town Hall 18 - 22 June, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

The Rio+20 Global Town Hall is the main setting at Rio+20 to discuss ICLEI’s sustainable urban future!Mayors and local government officials from around the world will address how they can best contribute to “greening” the urban economy, to protecting the global common goods and to improving global and local governance systems.


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05.06.2012

ICLEI World Congress 2012 14 - 17 June, Belo Horizonte Brazil

The ICLEI World Congress is the main event of ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability. It takes place every three years. This year the World Congress is closely linked to the Rio+20 Conference. The Congress will address pressing issues facing local governments and urban areas in this unpredictable era of change.


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