ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of over 1500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future.

Based in Seoul, ICLEI East Asia supports Members from China, Chinese Taipei, Japan, Korea and Mongolia pursuing The 5 ICLEI Pathways.


De-carbonization and SDGs Localization: Challenge of Local Governments to achieve circulating and ecological economy

Local and regional governments are not waiting for their national governments to take climate actions.



Ningbo gears up to strengthen capacities for disaster risk reduction and resilient cities

On 31 October 2019, the two-day training “Strengthening Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilient Cities in Ningbo” was co-organized by ICLEI East Asia and UNDRR...



Consultation on the role of subnational governments, urban ecosystems and nature-based solutions in the Post 2020 Framework held in Beijing

The 15th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP15) will be hosted by the government of China in Kunming of Yunnan Province in 2020. It will...



ICLEI Cities in East Asia driving action at the local level

The 3rd Seoul Mayors Forum on Climate Change was successfully hosted in the Korean capital on 24-25 October, brought together representatives of 37 cities from 25 countries,...



ACP Cities updated with Seoul’s latest strategy on climate change and air pollution control

Since the importance of low carbon and sustainable development in cities has been highlighted in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 11, the role of local governments in...



East Asia Clean Air Cities

A joint initiative by ICLEI East Asia Secretariat and Seoul Metropolitan Government to accelerate local actions against air pollution through regional multilateral cooperation in East Asia.



California-China Urban Climate Collaborative

A dynamic long-term exchange between cities in California and China seeking to find practical and feasible solutions to reduce carbon and air pollution, and advance the clean energy economy.



EcoProcura China

ICLEI East Asia Secretariat's flagship conference on green public procurement in China started in 2014.



Energy-safe Cities East Asia

A multi-year and multi-stage program to assist local governments from China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia to explore locally specific and sustainable pathways for attaining 100% renewable energy supply systems in the near future.



Sino-Europe Sub-forum on Resilient Cities & Water Management Forum Report

This report captures the highlight of the Sino-Europe Sub-forum on Resilient Cities and Water Management held in Zhuhai, China in November 2015.



ICLEI East Asia Secretariat Annual report 2015

This annual report reviews the development and achievements of ICLEI East Asia Secretariat in year 2015.



EcoMobility World Festival 2015@Johannesburg Video

In October 2015, the City of Johannesburg, South Africa, hosted the EcoMobility World Festival 2015, in a bid to decongest its central business district, Sandton.


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