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High-level leaders to discuss financing climate change solutions at World Mayors Summit

Over 100 mayors from 30 countries will convene in Nantes, France on 27-28 September 2013



Nantes Declaration refuels hopes for local governments, as science calls for urgent climate actions

Amid IPCC report, over 50 mayors from 30 countries affirm their commitment to scale up climate actions



Suwon congress concludes with mayors' commitment to humanizing urban EcoMobility

Suwon, South Korea - Giving public spaces back to citizens and providing them with green, active and integrated ecomobile transport options are the main message drawn at the EcoMobility 2013 Suwon Congress. Set in Suwon, South Korea, the congress opened the month-long EcoMobility World Festival – a unique real-time social experiment where citizens move away from cars and realize the possibility of living and travelling green in their...



Suwon takes the stage as the world's first ecomobile city

When it kicks off the world’s first EcoMobility Festival on 1 September, Suwon, a city 30 km from Seoul, South Korea will prove that a truly ecomobile city - one where citizens can move freely, safely and sustainably – can exist. Showcasing the world’s first ecomobile city, Suwon will engage 4,300 residents to swap some 1,500 cars for ecomobile vehicles, and adopt an ecomobile lifestyle for the entire September. Haenggung-dong, one of the most...



World’s leading green cities network ICLEI organizes EcoMobility 2013 Suwon Congress

Serving as a melting pot of ideas, the EcoMobility 2013 Suwon congress - 2nd of the EcoMobility congress series, is the perfect platform for exchanging sustainable urban transport solutions and experiencing ecomobile lifestyle in reality.



Resilient Cities 2013 explores answers to the challenges of Climate Change

Bonn, Germany (2 June, 2013): Integrated solutions was the answer at Resilient Cities 2013. How should cities move towards adaptation and resilience to climate change was the question...“If you love your grandchildren, hug them now and embrace our planet now. The global negotiations of the next three years related to climate, biodiversity, disaster risk reduction and universal sustainable development goals will determine the fate of our planet....



ICLEI Completes Urban Resilience Toolkit as ACCCRN Scales Up to New Countries

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability finalizes the ICLEI-ACCCRN Guide and Toolkit to help municipal governments in Asia build resilience to climate change New cities in Asia commit to year-long programs to create City Resilience Strategies using the toolkit as a foundation Long-term goal is for more local governments in Asia and beyond to integrate City Resilience Strategies into their planning processes and to catalyze a range of new...


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