ICLEI East Asia Brochure

This brochure explains the vision, history, agenda and activities of ICLEI East Asia.



ICLEI East Asia Secretariat Annual Report

The reports review the development and achievements of ICLEI East Asia Secretariat since its establishment in 2012.


  • 2016 Annual Report  [ EN ] [  ]
  • 2015 Annual Report  [ EN ] [  ]
  • 2014 Annual Report  [ EN ]
  • 2013 Annual Report  [ EN ]

Chinese Cities Membership & Participation Package

The Chinese Cities Membership and Participation brochures explain the activities and work of ICLEI, as well as our services to cities and local governments in China.



Eco-City and Low-carbon City Programs and Networks in East Asia

Divided into three country studies on Greater China, Japan and Korea, this ICLEI global report gives an overview of the eco-city and low-carbon city programs and networks in East Asia. 



East Asia Clean Air Cities

The flyer introduces the East Asia Clean Air Cities initiative driven by
ICLEI East Asia and Seoul Metropolitan Government.

The Newsletter regularly updates readers with the latest development of the project. 

  • EACAC Newsletter | Vol. 01  [ EN ]

EcoProcura China: Green Public Procurement

The brochure features highlights of the EcoProcura China symposiums held in Beijing and Guiyang respectively in 2014 and 2015.



Energy-safe Cities - East Asia Program Expert Symposium Report

This brochure features the highlights of the two-day expert symposium held in Beijing, China on 28-29 October 2014.


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.




East Asia RexCom Report

ICLEI Regional Executive Committee (RexCom) is the regional representation of the members of the Global Association in each ICLEI Region. The ICLEI East Asia RexCom Report collects recent developments of all Country Offices and Capacity Center in the region.


  • East Asia RexCom Report Jan-July 2017  [ EN ]


ICLEI Case Study Series

ICLEI Case Study series highlights the successful approaches, innovative models and transferable good practices taken by ICLEI Members and other local governments in the field of urban development and sustainability initiatives. 

Case Studies on East Asian cities:

  • Changwon, Republic of Korea: The Nearby Useful Bike, Interesting Joyful Attraction (NUBIJA) Project [ EN ]

  • Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei: Steering towards an eco-mobile city with integrated public transport [ EN ]

  • Kumamoto, Japan: Using natural systems for groundwater conservation: mineral water from the tap [ EN ]

  • Iida City, Japan:An eco-energy city through partnership [ EN ] [ 中 ]

  • Seoul, Republic of Korea: The “One Less Nuclear Power Plant” initiative [ EN ]

  • Suwon, Republic of Korea: One neighborhood. One month. No cars-the Suwon EcoMobility World Festival [ EN ]

  • Tokyo, Japan: Reducing emissions through green building [ EN ] [ 中 ]

  • Yokohama, Japan: Tax mechanisms to conserve privately-owned green areas: Yokohama Greenery Plan [ EN ]

  • Rizhao, China: The Eco-City Building Plan of Rizhao [ EN ] [ 中 ]

  • Shenzhen Guangming New District, China: National Pilot District for Low-impact Development [ 中 ]

Featured case studies of non East Asian cities with Chinese translation:

  • Melbourne, Australia: Building an Eco City, building a Sustainable City [EN] [中]

  • Toronto, Canada: Moving From Assessment to Action on Climate Change [ EN ] [ 中 ]

  • Helsinki, Finland: Buses running on clean renewable diesel [ EN ] [ 中 ]

  • Nantes, France: A European Green Capital [ EN ] [ 中 ]

  • Reykavick, Iceland: Green cleaning [ EN ] [ 中 ]

  • Helsingborg, Sweden: Environmental education and participation for local sustainable development [ EN ] [ 中 ]

  • Portland, USA: Building a sustainable city on the pillars of urban
    innovation [ EN ] [ 中 ]

ICLEI Korea Case Studies: 


ICLEI-IRENA Case Studies

Published on behalf of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), this
case study series illustrates how local governments can support a transition to
Renewable Energy. 


EcoMobility Case Studies

Compiled by ICLEI Korea Office, the national coordination of European Mobility Week 2015, these three case studies documented the best practices of the cities of Busan, Seoul and Wonju.


GIZ-ICLEI Urban NEXUS Case Studies Series

This case studies series forms part of the Urban NEXUS project 2013-2014 funded by the German Development Cooperation (GIZ on behalf of the BMZ). It documents good practices of over 20 cities around the world that applied the Urban NEXUS approach in its urban strategic design. 

Click here for non-East Asian city case studies or more information about Urban NEXUS.



ICLEI Corporate Report

The reports outline ICLEI's global and regional milestones over the years and provide the overview of its membership, governance, management, operations and achievements. 

  • 2016 Corporate Report [ EN ]
  • 2015 Corporate Report [ EN ]
  • 2014 Corporate Report [ EN ]


EcoMobility World Festival 2015 - Johannesburg

In October 2015, parts of the Sandton central business district in the City of Johannesburg, Africa's most vibrant financial hub, has transformed into an inviting green space that accommodated alternative modes of transport and  mobility. This report documents how Johannesburg realize its ambitious goal of shifting mobility priorities to walking, cycling and public transport, and promoting smaller vehicles running on renewable sources of energy. 

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ICLEI World Congress 2015 Report

Every three years, ICLEI Members and partners gather at the ICLEI World Congress to showcase their actions, launch new commitments, and discuss strategies for the following years. Hosted by Seoul, the ICLEI World Congress 2015 marks the 25th Anniversary of ICLEI. This report documents the highlights and achievements of the congress.

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ICLEI Seoul Strategic Plan 2015-2021

Adopted by the ICLEI Council at the ICLEI World Congress 2015 hosted by the City of Seoul, this strategic plan represents the voices of our 1,000+ Members. The Plan presents a continuation of previous plans and focuses on new strategic initiatives planned for 2015-2021, and sets out our vision of the role we aim to play in the world and shares our goals, programs and activities.

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ICLEI Seoul Declaration

Adopted by over 100 mayors at the ICLEI World Congress 2015, the Seoul Declaration is a collaborative document that sets out a path to urban sustainability. It acknowledges the grave issues facing our world today and establishes how cities can change in response.

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Compact of Mayors

This document gives an introduction of the Compact of Mayors. The Compact is a global coalition of mayors and city officials committing to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions, enhance resilience to climate change and track their progress publicly. It is an agreement by city networks – and then by their members – to fight climate change in a consistent and complimentary manner to national efforts.

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Climate Change: Implications on cities

This document is one of a series synthesizing the most pertinent findings of Fifth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for specific economic and business sectors. The basis for information presented in this overview report can be found in the fully-referenced and peer-reviewed IPCC technical and scientific background reports at: www.ipcc.ch

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carbonn Climate Registry (cCR) factsheet

This factsheet provides a brief introduction of the carbonn Climate Registry (cCR) - the world´s leading reporting platform to enhance transparency, accountability and credibility of climate action of local and subnational governments. It is designated as the central repository of the Compact of Mayors launched at the Climate Summit 2014.

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10YFP SPP Newsletter Issue No. 8

Lead by UN Environment, and co-lead by KEITI and ICLEI globally, the 10YFP on SPP Programme issues newsletter every quarter to share latest progresses and activities of the programme. Issue No.8 covers updates in the first quarter of 2017. 

  • 10YFP on SPP Newsletter Vol.9  [ EN ]

  • 10YFP on SPP Newsletter Vol.8  [ EN ] [ KR ]

Promise of Seoul: Taking actions against climate change

Declared at the ICLEI World Congress 2015, this document embodies the 11 pledges by the city government, citizens and businesses to take actions against climate change.

  • Promise of Seoul  [ EN ]
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