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
Several advancements were made in Marrakech at this year's COP22, further advancing the role of local governments in climate change adaptation and mitigation in the international community.
ICLEI and CBD Biodiversity Summit for Cities and Subnational Governments promoted multi-level involvement of government in the area of biodiversity in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, Korea.