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31.01.2017

Looking ahead to a new United Nations era that builds on the strength of local and subnational governments to increase sustainability

The five-year term of the new United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres began on 1 January 2017 at the seventy first session of the United Nations General Assembly.


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31.01.2017

7 Brazilian cities launch their first regional inventory of GHG emissions

The Greater ABC Inter-municipal Consortium, a group of seven municipalities in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo, has launched in December its first regional inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, prepared with technical support from ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI).


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27.12.2016

Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation – Through Nature-based Solutions

The rising global temperatures have affected the world’s water cycling. Cities are facing more severe urban water-related challenges, which include but not limited to floods, droughts, sea-level rise and water quality deterioration. With existing infrastructures being aged and conventional, more and more cities have been urgently seeking cost-effective solutions to the increasing water risks.


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26.12.2016

ICLEI 助力促进绿色公共采购在中国和韩国的实施

ICLEI-倡导地区可持续发展国际理事会东亚秘书处(ICLEI东亚秘书处)于12月15日在北京举办了绿色公共采购(GPP)能力培训工作坊,以加强 ICLEI 工作人员的能力,支持城市推进 GPP 实施。这个工作坊是为联合国可持续消费和生产十年方案框架 (10YFP) 下的“可持续公共采购投标实施和影响监测”项目设计的一个启动活动。


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26.12.2016

ICLEI gears up to accelerate GPP implementation in China and Korea

ICLEI East Asia Secretariat (ICLEI EAS) organized the Green Public Procurement (GPP) Capacity Building Workshop in Beijing on 15 December to strengthen the capacity of ICLEI staff members, in order to support cities in enhancing GPP implementation. This workshop was designed as a kick-off event for the project of ‘SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring’ under the 10YFP, the ten-year framework of programs on sustainable consumption and...


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