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22.09.2014

EcoMobility World Festival visitors center opens in Suwon

Visitors to Suwon City's Haenggung-dong neighborhood, which had turned car-free for a full month during September 2013, can now learn on-site about the planning and implementation of the ambitious, first-of-its-kind project.


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20.09.2014

People's Climate, Mayors Commit: ICLEI joins citizens and activists calling for climate action

Happening on 21 September in New York and globally, the People's Climate March is on its way to becoming the largest and most diverse mobilization for climate action in history. To show their commitment to protecting people’s climate, a number of Mayors will join the march under the banner, “People’s Climate, Mayors Commit”. This is in line with the vision laid out in the global advocacy of the Local Government Climate Roadmap.


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19.09.2014

ICLEI gears up for the Climate Summit 2014

World leaders are gathering in New York next week to attend the Climate Summit 2014. Convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the Summit aims to mobilize political will and galvanize climate action. Among its eight key action areas are cities – a clear indication of the crucial role we have in fighting climate change.


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19.09.2014

New Style Urbanization in China discussed with ICLEI's Global Executive Committeee

New Pathways to Urbanization in China was the theme of the annual Forum of the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS), this year organized by its Institute for Urban and Environmental Studies (IUE) in Yichang, Hubei Province.


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16.09.2014

2014 ICLEI International Conference on Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation 15-17 September 2014

Kaoshiung, the second largest city in Taiwan with four million inhabitants, was hit by a man-made disaster on 1 August 2014. More than 32 people died when the corroded underground industrial pipelines connecting the harbour with an inner city factory exploded. Among the victims were police and firemen which came to protect the population from leaking gas.


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