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  • ICLEI and Seoul signed agreement to hold ICLEI World Congress 2015
    ICLEI and Seoul signed agreement to hold ICLEI World Congress 2015
  • Park Won Soon, Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government and Chair of World Mayors Council on Climate Change
    Park Won Soon, Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government and Chair of World Mayors Council on Climate Change
  • Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, Founding Director of ICLEI East Asia Secretariat
    Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, Founding Director of ICLEI East Asia Secretariat
  • Suwon Mayor Yeom Tae-Young leading the Mayor's riding on EcoMobile vehicles at EcoMobility World Festival 2013
    Suwon Mayor Yeom Tae-Young leading the Mayor's riding on EcoMobile vehicles at EcoMobility World Festival 2013
  • Jeju, South Korea vows to become a carbon-free island by 2030 at 2nd Talk4Action on Energy-safe Cities.
    Jeju, South Korea vows to become a carbon-free island by 2030 at 2nd Talk4Action on Energy-safe Cities.
  • City of Busan, South Korea presented how green public procurement helps create jobs, saves costs and energy at 3rd Talk4Action.
    City of Busan, South Korea presented how green public procurement helps create jobs, saves costs and energy at 3rd Talk4Action.
  • Experts from China, Japan, Korea and Germany gathered at 3rd Talk4Action Green Procurement in East Asia on 17 December.
    Experts from China, Japan, Korea and Germany gathered at 3rd Talk4Action Green Procurement in East Asia on 17 December.
  • Chinese Participants engaging in discussion during EcoMobility World Congress 2013
    Chinese Participants engaging in discussion during EcoMobility World Congress 2013
  • Wei Lian Zhang, Vice Mayor of Jilin City, spoke at the Mayor’s Plenary Session at the EcoMobility World Festival.
    Wei Lian Zhang, Vice Mayor of Jilin City, spoke at the Mayor’s Plenary Session at the EcoMobility World Festival.
  • First Talk4Action on EcoMobility with Gil Penalosa
    First Talk4Action on EcoMobility with Gil Penalosa
  • ICLEI Regional Executive Committee members at 2013 RexCom Meeting, in Suwon
    ICLEI Regional Executive Committee members at 2013 RexCom Meeting, in Suwon

Welcome to East Asia Secretariat!

ICLEI East Asia serves and further builds ICLEI's local government membership in East Asia:

 China
 Chinese Taipei
 Japan
 Mongolia
>  Korea

 
 
 
25.09.2014

ICLEI partners on the Compact of Mayors and seven other bold initiatives at the Climate Summit 2014

The number of cities committing to fight climate change is rising, and so does the level of their climate ambition. Many cities are now setting bolder targets of slashing 40, 70, 100 per cent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 and improving climate change resilience. Collectively, they will be crucial in delivering substantial cuts in global GHG emissions and ensuring the safety of their citizens, infrastructure and environment. This is the key message that ICLEI-Local Governments for...

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24.09.2014

ICLEI shares vision on urban resilience and ecomobility at 5th Binhai Tianjin International Eco-city Forum

At the 5th Binhai Tianjin International Eco-city Forum, where ICLEI is an international partner, Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, Founding Director of ICLEI East Asia Secretariat, delivered a keynote speech on urban resilience.

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24.09.2014

Global Mayors Compact Shows Unity and Ambition To Tackle Climate Change

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of a global Compact of Mayors, the world’s largest effort for cities to fight climate change. The Compact will enable cities to publically commit to deep GHG emissions reductions; make existing targets and plans public; and report on their progress annually, using a newly-standardized measurement system that is compatible with international practices....

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

23.06.2014

Seoul’s environmental artwork contest opens for submission

Staring from 13 June to 25 July 2014, Seoul city is organizing an environmental visual art work contest to collect ideas and inspirations on urban sustainable development.


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06.03.2014

ICLEI East Asia Secretariat Annual Report 2012-2013 available for download


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