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.

  • Connect to 2,500+ local and regional governments and gaining 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 partner 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


For more information, please contact
the ICLEI East Asia Secretariat at iclei-eastasia@iclei.org
or the ICLEI Beijing Office at iclei-china@iclei.org.

Kaiser-Friedrich-Straße 7, 53113 Bonn, Germany
World Secretariat
European Secretariat
Leopoldring 3, 79098 Freiburg, Germany
European Secretariat
Brussels Office
Rue du Luxembourg 19-21, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Africa Secretariat
Unit 1, 2nd Floor, South Tower, Sable Park, 14 Bridge Boulevard, Century City, Cape Town, 7441
Africa Secretariat
Canada Office
401 Richmond St W suite 204, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8, Canada
Canada Office
USA Office
1536 Wynkoop St #901, Denver, CO 80202, USA
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Secretariat
Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas 13 Edificio Miguel Abed Piso 5 Oficinas 506 y 507, Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc, Centro 06050 CDMX, México
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Secretariat
South America Secretariat
Rua Marquês de Itu, 70 - 14º andar Vila Buarque CEP 01223-000 São Paulo, SP, Brasil
South America Secretariat
South Asia Secretariat
Ground Floor, NSIC-STP Complex NSIC Bhawan, Okhla Industrial Estate New Delhi – 110020, India
South Asia Secretariat
Korea Office
17-59 Kintex-ro, Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do 10390, Republic of Korea
Kaohsiung Capacity Center
4F. No.436, Daye N. Rd., Xiaogang Dist., Kaohsiung City 812, Taiwan
Kaohsiung Capacity Center
Japan Office
1-14-2 Nishi-Shimbashi,Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
Japan Office
East Asia Secretariat
14/F, Seoul Global Center Building, 38 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea (110-110)
East Asia Secretariat
Southeast Asia Secretariat
Manila Observatory Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Hts., Quezon City 1108 Philippines
Southeast Asia Secretariat
Oceania Secretariat
level 1/200 Little Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
ICLEI Oceania Secretariat