ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of more than 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future. ICLEI is an international association of local governments as well as national and regional local government organizations who have made a commitment to sustainable development. Our Members come from 70 different countries and represent more than 569,885,000 people.

ICLEI provides technical consulting, training, and information services to build capacity, share knowledge, and support local government in the implementation of sustainable development at the local level. Our basic premise is that locally designed initiatives can provide an effective and cost-efficient way to achieve local, national, and global sustainability objectives.

By helping the ICLEI Network to become sustainable, low-carbon, resilient, ecomobile, biodiverse, resource-efficient and productive, healthy and happy, with a green economy and smart infrastructure, we impact over 20% of the world's urban population.

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Webinar: Accelerating Climate Resilient Development in Cities

This webinar focuses on the SDC funded CapaCITIES project in India, which is advancing climate action planning to accelerate transformation of cities to low carbon, climate resilient cities.

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CONSIDERATIONS FOR TAKING RESILIENCE FORWARD AT THE CITY SCALE

Building Resilience in African Cities

This Thinkpiece is based on reflections from a group of FRACTAL project members around what the term resilience really means, particularly within the context of African cities.

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Dialogue for decision-making: the ‘City Learning Lab’ approach

The FRACTAL ‘City Learning Lab’ approach is designed to facilitate problem-solving at the intersection of climate change and urbanization trends across cities in Southern Africa.

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RAMSES adaptation in cities project

The RAMSES project is delivering quantified evidence of the impacts of climate change and the costs and benefits of a wide range of adaptation measures, focusing on cities.

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cdkn belize - climate adaptation.

Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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cdkn jamaica - climate adaptation.

Climate change and flood risk – Challenges for Jamaican communities

This case study describes the potential medium- and long-term impacts of climate variability and change on flood risk for selected study areas in Jamaica.

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