As the President of ICLEI, Seoul Mayor Won-soon Park visited ICLEI East Asia Secretariat (EAS) on 17 May 2017, to meet the colleagues and further understand the sustainable projects EAS is working on. Mayor Park was well received by EAS Regional Director Shu Zhu.
Local governments are playing an increasingly important role in addressing climate change. The significance of low carbon and sustainable city development was repeatedly mentioned in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Many Asian cities, however, are not only confronting both climate change and air quality issues, but are also having insufficient capacities to solve these problems.