Why Join ICLEI?

Take the next step towards a sustainable future by becoming an ICLEI Member.

Members are at the heart of our network.

All our Members are fully committed to sustainable urban development. They steer the direction of our work, shape our strategy and play a central role in our governance structure.

global members


  • Connect to 2,500+ local and regional governments and gain access to technical experts and a diverse community of partners, to receive fresh and innovative ideas and solutions from around the world.
  • Work closely alongside ICLEI experts, benefiting from up-to-date information and expertise on anything from global sustainability policy to practical technical solutions.
  • Opportunities to get involved and show leadership in ICLEI. All Members are eligible to vote and take part in our network-wide governing bodies.
  • Network with peers and global experts in the field via international conferences, workshops, webinars, and online platforms, and obtain/improve relevant skills, knowledge, tools, and other resources.
  • Represent the interests of local and regional governments to speak at ICLEI events and high-level global forums, and demonstrate local strategies and achievements in urban sustainable development.
  • Feature local experiences and achievements in urban sustainable development via ICLEI’s wide-reaching global communication channels, and receive global recognition.
  • Host ICLEI’s global or regional events to showcase on-the-ground efforts to other Members, experts, implementing partners, and media, and serve as role models to other cities around the world.


Rates and Fees

ICLEI Members contribute within an annual fee, based on:

  • Gross National Income or Gross National Product per capita
  • Population



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the ICLEI East Asia Secretariat at
or the ICLEI Beijing Office at

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European Secretariat
Leopoldring 3
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Brussels Office
Av. de Tervuren 35
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Africa secretariat
Physical address:
3 Knowledge Park
Century City
Cape Town
South Africa
Postal address:
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South Africa
north america
Canada Office
401 Richmond St. W
Studio 204
Toronto, Ontario
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USA Office
536 Wynkoop St.
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Denver, Colorado
USA 80202
Mexico, Central American and Caribbean Secretariat
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South America
South American Secretariat
Rua Ibiraçu, 226, Vila Madalena
São Paulo / SP - Brazil
CEP 05451-040
South Asia
South Asia Secretariat
Ground Floor, NSIC-STP Complex NSIC Bhawan, Okhla Industrial Estate New Delhi – 110020, India
east asia
East Asia Secretariat
14/F, Seoul Global Center Building, 38 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea (110-110)
ICLEI East Asia Secretariat
Japan Office
1-14-2 Nishi-Shimbashi,
Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
Korea Office
(16429) 3F, Suwon Research Institute,
126, Suin-ro, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon-si,
Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea
southeast asia
Southeast Asia Secretariat
c/o The Manila Observatory Ateneo de Manila University Campus Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1101 Manila, Philippines
Indonesia Project Office
Rasuna Office Park III WO. 06-09 Komplek Rasuna Epicentrum Jl. Taman Rasuna Selatan, Kuningan DKI Jakarta, 12960, Indonesia
Oceania Secretariat
Level 1, 200 Little Collins Street Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Associate Partnership
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