ICLEI is the world´s leading association of cities and local governments dedicated to sustainable development. ICLEI is a powerful movement of 12 mega-cities, 100 super-cities, 450 large cities and urban regions as well as 450 small and medium-sized cities and towns in 83 countries. ICLEI promotes local action for global sustainability and supports cities to become sustainable, resilient, resource-efficient, biodiverse, low-carbon; to build a smart infrastructure; and to develop an inclusive, green urban economy with the ultimate aim to achieve healthy and happy communities. Find out more at www.iclei.org
Resilient Cities 2014, ICLEI's 5th Annual Congress, wrapped up in Bonn, Germany on Saturday. Participants from all over the world, 20% of which represented local governments from 44 cities, gathered in Bonn to tackle the issue of ehancing resilience to the impacts of climate change.