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
States, regions and cities signed the first-ever Pan-American action statement on climate change on July 9, 2015.
The ICLEI World Congress 2015 recently took place from April 8-12 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Entitled “Sustainable Solutions for an Urban Future," the conference gathered over 2,500 delegates from municipalities worldwide to share international knowledge concerning sustainable development activities and environmental issues.
Through presentations and round-table discussions, Biodiversity in the City explored the role of municipalities in defining and managing local biodiversity. The workshop was a success and thank you to everyone that attended and supported this event!