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#StepUp2018: ICLEI pushes for climate neutrality, calling on Members to set mid-century targets

ICLEI is calling on local and regional governments worldwide to set mid-century climate neutrality targets. This ahead of the Paris goal to hit climate neutrality post-2050.



ICLEI network unites in Montréal, releases new vision for the urban era

Local and regional governments across the ICLEI network are driving a global urban transformation.



ICLEI elects new global leadership

On Friday 1 June 2018, the ICLEI Global Executive Committee elected its leadership for the 2018 - 2021 term.



Mayor Ashok Sridharan of Bonn elected ICLEI President

Mayor of Bonn, Ashok Sridharan was officially elected as ICLEI President for the 2018 to 2021 term as of 1 June 2018.



The City of Victoria becomes ICLEI North America's second host city

In September 2017, the City of Victoria hosted ICLEI Canada’s 2017 Livable Cities Forum: Advancing Low Carbon Resilience. The city is now proud to announce its partnership with ICLEI Canada, as the host of ICLEI’s new British Columbia Office. Victoria joins Montreal as ICLEI North America’s two host cities. The initial two year agreement between the City of Victoria and ICLEI Canada will support Victoria’s sustainability and climate goals, and...



On the way to Katowice, Bonn conference reinforces multilevel climate action to deliver Paris Agreement

Amidst limited progress in the official negotiations, cities and regions are bringing their actions to the table and are set to collaborate with national governments in advancing the Paris Agreement.



Quito is driving multilevel climate action through Talanoa Dialogue

On 4 May, 2018, the City of Quito, Ecuador hosted a Cities and Regions Talanoa Dialogue that brought together representatives of local and national government in Ecuador along with key national and international climate stakeholders. The dialogue aimed to ensure that cities are reflected in the revised version of the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) of Ecuador.


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