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The latest on CITYFOOD

Since operationalizing the ICLEI-RUAF CITYFOOD Network in May 2017, 15 local and regional governments have formally committed to the network and several are following suit. Current CITYFOOD Network members include: Cagayan de Oro City (Philippines)City of Malmö (Sweden)City of Santa Rosa (Philippines)Colombo Municipal Council (Sri Lanka)Commune Urbaine d'Antananarivo (Madagascar)Gangdong-gu Municipal Government (Republic of Korea)Local...



Ambitious cities make their promises at the Seoul Mayors Forum on Climate Change

On 20 October, 2017 in Seoul, city leaders came together to build partnerships and share best practices in the fight against climate change. The launch of the Ambitious City Promises initiative shows the tangible action that cities are taking within global networks and coalitions.



The Kaohsiung Strategies are a roadmap for city leaders to shape the future of urban transport

The just-released Kaohsiung Strategies for the Future of Urban Mobility are a guide for city leaders to shape the future of urban transport. They are a clear show of support for stronger ecomobile solutions in cities, such as walking, cycling, public transport and shared mobility, positing that the interconnectivity of these various modes is the backbone of sustainable urban mobility.



The EcoMobility World Festival kicks off in Kaohsiung

The official opening of the Ecomobility World Festival 2017 took place on Sunday 1 October in Kaohsiung, kicking off a month long celebration of EcoMobility.



Climate Chance World Summit leads to call for urgent, coordinated action

The 2017 Climate Chance Conference on 11-13 September concluded with the adoption of the Agadir Declaration of Climate Actors, an urgent call to step up on coordinated climate action.



Recap: What happened at Climate Week NYC

During Climate Week NYC from 18-24 September, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability demonstrated a commitment to coordinated, multi-stakeholder climate action.



Japanese cities and regions rally behind 100 percent renewable energy

On 8 September 2017, Japanese local and regional governments released the Nagano Declaration at the Local Renewables Conference 2017 in Nagano, Japan to show their support for a future in which cities and regions are fully powered by renewable energy.


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